Lake Manasarovar

Lake Manasarovar (Mapam Yumco) ( Tibetan: མ་ཕམ་གཡུ་མཚོ།, Wylie: ma-pham g.yu-mtsho, ZYPY: Mapam Yumco; Sanskrit: मानसरोवर; simplified Chinese: 玛旁雍错; traditional Chinese: 瑪旁雍錯; alternatively Mapam Yum Co, Mapham Yu Tso), or Manasa Sarovar/Lake Manas, is a freshwater lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China 940 kilometres (580 mi) from Lhasa. To the west of Lake Manasarovar is Lake Rakshastal; toward the north is Mount Kailash.

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Lake Manasarovar - Further Reading
... Ti-se (Mount Kailas) and mTsho Ma-pham (Lake Manasarovar)." Toni Huber and Tsepak Rigzin ... Lake Mansarovar is mentioned in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib (Sacred book of the Sikhs) Thubron, Colin ...
Lake Rakshastal
... Lake Rakshastal is a lake in Tibet, lying close to the west of Lake Manasarovar and Mount Kailash ... Despite its close proximity to Lake Manasarovar—over the road to Purang County, Lake Rakshastaal does not share the lore of worship with its east neighbor ... The name of the lake literally means "lake of the rakshasa" in Sanskirt (Sanskirt राक्षस ताल Tibetan ལག་ངར་མཚོ།, ZYPY ...
Lake Rakshastal - History
... According to Hindu scriptures, this lake was created by King Ravana for the express purpose of garnering superpowers through acts of devotion and meditation to ... was upon the banks of a special island in this lake that he would make daily offering with one of his ten heads as a sacrifice to please the Lord Shiva ... This lake is set as a contrast to the holy god-created Lake Manasarovar ...

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