Questions tagged [kailasa]

For questions related to Mount Kailash, which is considered as the abode of Lord Shiva in Hindu scriptures.

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Is there a scripture that refers to the circumambulation (kora/parikrama) around Mt Kailash?

Hi I am researching the religious reason behind the walk around Mt Kailash and am looking for some hindu text that refers to the salvation they receive from taking part in the walk.
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Are dogs allowed in Lokas like Kailasha and Vaikuntha?

It is probably a well-known fact that dogs are not allowed in the heaven (Swarga). For e.g. the dog which accompanied Yudhishthira on his way to the heavens was denied entry in there. The Smritis ...
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Why did lord Shiva choose Mount Kailash (earth) as his abode?

Neither Vishnu nor Brahma stay on the earth but why did lord Shiva choose Mount Kailash ( which is on earth) as his abode?
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What do scriptures say about Lake Manasarovar?

I have heard it said that Lord Shiva abides in yoga on Mt. Kailash and that darśana thereof destroys attachment to delusion. I found information about Mt. Kailash in the question How is Mount Kailash,...
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Where Lord Shiva used to reside during the time when the Himalaya did not exist?

We know that the Himalaya range was formed out of the Tethys. We also know that Lord Shiva's abode is said to be the Mount Kailash. So, where Lord Shiva used to reside before Himalaya was formed?
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Why don't we see Lord Shiva living on Kailash if he really exists?

In olden times it was said that Mahadev lived on Kailash mountain, which was difficult to climb thousands of years ago. But in modern times, people are able to climb mount Kailash and no traces of ...