Mount Kailash is a 6,638 m high peak in the Kailash Range, which forms part of Transhimalayan in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Mount Kailash is known as “Kailasa” in Sanskrit. The name also could have been derived from the word “Kelasa”, which means crystal.
The Mount Kailash is located near Lake Mansarovar and Lake Rakshastal, close to the source of some of the longest Asian rivers: the Indus, Sutlej, Brahmaputra, and Karnali are also known as Ghaghara(a tributary of the Ganges) in India.
Mount Kailash is considered to be sacred in four religions: Hindus, Buddhism, Bon, and Jainism.