Saturday, October 31, 2015

Kailash Yatra via Nathu La pass -6

2nd Day's Parikrama

Eastern extension of Kailash

Snow covered peaks

Thisday the pilgrims cross the highest point in the whole yatra Dolma Pass which is revered as the residence of Mother Parvati. Worship Mother get her blessings and then  have the darshan of Gauri Kund which is the bathing Ghat of Mother Parvati and collect the holy water of Gauri Kund which is believed to have medicinal qualities and climb down and continue a loooooooooooong trek upto Zhuthukphuk and stay there. 

Snow on the route nearing Dolma Pass

Gauri Kund - the bathing ghat of Mother Parvati

 LOOOOng Trek to Zhutulphuk after the descent from Dolma Pass

This day Kailash is not visible as it is obscured by the guard mountains. The trek continues on the banks of Zhong Chu  River. 

Mani stones with Buddhist Mantras

On the banks of Zhong Chu River 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Yatra continues . . . . . . 

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