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KAILASH MANASAROVAR-A SACRED JOURNEY

Author : SHARMA VEENA

About Author :

Veena Sharma holds a Phd in African Studies. She was Head of the Swahili Service, External Services Division and All India Radio from 1979 to 2001. She has travelled extensively in Africa and other parts of the world, and is the author of the book Folk Tales of East Asia. Presently she is the Editor of Africa Quarterly, bought by the ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations), and Chairperson, Prajna Foundation for Cultural Interaction and Studies. Besides her abiding interest in Africa, Veena Sharma is also interested in Vedanta.

About Book :

As per, Hindu Scriptures, significance of Kailash-mansarovar yatra is immense. Kailash is considered as abode of Shiva-Parvati. The peak of Kailash is the most beautiful among all other peaks.

Kailash Peak has been center of devotion from ancient times for the Devas, Danavas, Yakshas, Kinners, Vidyadharas, Gandharvas, Apsaras, yogis, Munis, Siddhas, Tapes and humans. A lot of pilgrims visit Kailash-Mansarovar every year. It is our bad luck that today kailash-Mansavroverbelongs to china and Tibet. Therefore, these days only a few pilgrims can visit Kailash-Mansarovar with permission of Chinese authority. As a person always pine for visiting his birth place, devotes of Lord Shiva are always eager to visit Kailash-Mansarovar. All the time, they dream of visiting this place.