Unfortunately I have not been to Kailash because it is not in my destiny. I have been to Amar Nath once and have real spiritual experience that I have not shared with any one since 1995. Your blog had make me think to share it with others. Although I had Canon AE1 at that time but was not with me because that trip was not planned but sudden. So no photograph to show and do not remember the name of people I met. Your story have given me idea to write. Thanks.
“One mountain, however, stands high above the rest, a sacred mountain overtopping the ranges of lesser sacred mountains, their epitome and apogee. This mountain is called Kailas.” – John Snelling. The Kailas sketched by Aarti Saxena
It was a cold misty morning at Nathu La, the natural high-altitude passage between India and Tibet, across the Himalayas, in Sikkim. Passports had been verified for the one last time by the Indo Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP), baggage tags checked, and the visa papers secured, as the rain came down lightly on the first batch of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatris standing in a straight file at the Indo-China border, some 4,310 m feet above the sea level. These thirty seven pilgrims were witnessing history being made before them by being the first travellers from India to enter the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) through the Nathu…
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