Adi Kailash is standing at an elevation of 6310 meters. Adi Kailash is a mountain situated among the Kumaon Himalayan mountain range in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, India near the Sin La Pass. The mountain is prominently known as Shiva Kailash, Baba Kailash, Chhota Kailash and Jyolingkong Peak. The base camp of Adi Kailash stands at a distance of 14 kilometres from the Kutti village. Along the journey, many trekkers also stop by here to visit the sacred Gaurikund to pay their respects at Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati Temple nearby. It is noteworthy of mentioning that both the mountains are assumed to hold sacred significance and are paid frequent visits by the Hindu devotees from all over the world. ...
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Adi Kailash, also known as Chota Kailash or Baba Kailash, is the second most important Kailash out of the five Kailash after Mount Kailash in Tibet. Located in the Kumaon region of the Pithoragarh district, Adi Kailash Peak stands at an elevation of 19500 ft above sea level. It is said to be the replica of Mount Kailash and has seen a number of pilgrims since the last two years because the yatra route has become motorable. The entire route is motorable with scenic beauty all around. However there is an optional trek of 6-7 kms to Parvati Sarovar and Gauri Kund.
Adi Kailash Yatra takes 8 days to complete the circuit starting from Kathgodam, Uttarakhand. The route of the yatra is full of natural beauty and several waterfalls which are a treat to the eyes.
On our fifth day of Adi Kailash Om Parvat Yatra, we reach Om Parvat, which is a miraculous mountain that has a hollow shape that gets covered with snow, taking the form of ॐ which is a religious symbol of the followers of Hinduism. Hence the name Om Parvat. The mountain stands at an elevation of 18340 ft above sea level and Nabi Dhang is the view point from where we witness this miraculous mountain.
Bhimtal is the lake city of Kumaon region famous for its lake and the manmade island which also has its very own aquarium and a cafe where you can relax and eat while enjoying the mesmerizing views.
Neeb Karori Baba Ashram
Neeb Karori Baba Ashram is the ashram of a Neeb Karori who is considered to be an avatar of lord Hanuman. He has followers from all over the world. Celebrities like Mark Zukerberg and Steve Jobs have visited his ashram.
Chitai Golu Devta Mandir
Golu Devta is known as the Lord of justice and it is believed that if one has some legal pending cases, he can write it in a piece of paper and tie it with a bell and once the wish gets granted you have to go back again to untie the bell.
Jageshwar Dham is a group of more than 200 temples, mostly dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that all your ethical wishes are granted at Jageshwar Dham. Back in the 12th Century, Lord Shiva and Sapt Rishi meditated at Jageshwar Dham and made it so powerful that anyone who wished for anything, that wish was granted. People took advantage of it and started making unethical wishes. Seeing this, Saptrishi meditated here to lessen the power of the place. Now only ethical wishes of people were fulfilled.
On the way to Adi Kailash, one can easily witness the Brahma Parvat, covered with snow. It looks quite similar to Adi Kailash.
Kunti Parvat is a mountain named after the mother of five pandavas whose name was Kunti Mata, there is also a village named after her, called the Kuti Village.
Parvati Mukut is a mountain shaped like that of a crown and is named after Mata Parvati, hence the name is Parvati Mukut.
Since Pandavas had their ‘Agyaatvaas’ from this region, there are five consecutive peaks named after the five pandavas of Mahabharata.
One can spot the Pandav Fort on the way to Adi Kailash. It is believed that Pandavas spent their Agyaatvaas in this fort. Currently the fort is in ruins.
Adi Kailash Mountain
Adi Kailash, the main attraction of our yatra is visible from Jyolingkong, which is the base for Adi Kailash. From here there is an optional trek for Gauri Kund as well as Parvati Sarovar. Adi Kailash is one of the Panch Kailash and is the second most important Kailash, after Mount Kailash in Tibet.
Approximately 2-3 kms from Jyolingkong is Parvati Sarovar. The reflection of Adi Kailash is visible in Parvati Sarovar, making it a perfect spot to click pictures. The trek from Jyolingkong to Parvati Sarovar is an optional one. You can also stay back at the base and have a wonderful darshan of Adi Kailash from there as well.
Shiv Parvati Mandir
Shiv Parvati Mandir is near Parvati Sarovar, one can bathe in the Sarovar and visit the temple. It is maintained by Indo-Tibetan Border Police.
Once you reach Parvati Sarovar, some people even trek to Gauri Kund which is 3-4 kms from Parvati Sarovar. Gauri Kund is the last point upto which one can go and it gives the best view of Adi Kailash Mountain. One can take water from Gauri Kund which is freezing cold.
Sheshnag Parvat or Nag Parvat is a mountain shaped like a snake and is visible while going for OM Parvat Darshan. It is said if there is cloud on Sheshnag Parvat then Om Parvat would not be visible.
Om Parvat, as the name speaks for itself is a holy mountain with a hollow shape, which when covered with snow, giving the impression of ॐ, which is a religious symbol for Hinduism. It is believed that there are 8 OM shaped mountains in the world but only one has been discovered till now that is in India and is visible from Nabi Dhang view point. There is no Om Parvat Trek because that is not possible.
After having darshan of Om Parvat, we visit Kali Mandir, located in Kala Pani. It is the origin point of Kali River. We have our group hawan at the Kali Mandir and one can also fill their bottles with the clean and pure water of Kali River
Ved Vyas Gufa
Right outside the Kali Mandir, one can spot Ved Vyas Gufa. You will be able to spot a flag which has been put up by the Indian Army with the help of a helicopter. However it is not possible to reach the cave.
Pataal Bhuvaneshwar is a 90 ft deep cave, which is a way to Pataal. It is believed that if you have visited this cave then it is equivalent to doing Chota Char Dham Darshan.
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