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Kailas

[kahy-lahs]
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noun
  1. a mountain in SW Tibet: highest peak of the Kailas Range in the Himalaya Mountains: sacred to Hindus and Buddhists. 22,028 feet (6714 meters).
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  • Compare the description of Kailas (Kang-rinpoche) with what I have already said about it.

    Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2)

    Sven Hedin

  • Gurla Mandatta was almost clear, but Kailas was buried in clouds.

  • A lama carries the ashes to Kang-rinpoche (Kailas), where they are deposited in a holy chhorten.

  • Here also there is a fine view of Kailas, raising its summit due south.

  • Every horse year, and accordingly every twelfth year, crowds of pilgrims come to Kailas.