Holy Mount Kailash Mansarovar Religious voyages are mainly undertaken by individuals with the hope to clean their souls and wash away the sins they have committed in the past. Besides, some pilgrims undertake religious journey every year so as to open their mind and to attain salvation. Kailash Mansarover Yatra is the religious voyage that is undertaken every year by thousands of pilgrims from across the globe.
Pilgrimage to Mt Kailash is an old tradition dates back to thousands of years and still this pilgrimage is undertaken every year by thousand of pilgrims to continue the tradition. Pilgrims of diverse religions undertake the religious journey to Mt Kailash and they have a believe that the holy circumambulation around Mt Kailash on foot is holy ritual and will bring good fortune in their next generations and help them to attain salvation. However, pilgrims of different religions have their own way of circumambulation. The pilgrims belonging to Hindu and Buddhist religion undertake circumambulation in clockwise direction, whereas the Jain and Bonpo pilgrims undertake circumambulation in counter-clockwise direction. The terrain for circumambulation is about 48Km in length and the terrain is quite dangerous and rough. All pilgrims need to complete the circumambulation around Mt Kailash on foot.