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Hinduism - Where Is The Sacred Hindu Tirtha Of Manasarovar?

 


Manasarovar is a Tibetan lake and holy place (tirtha) at the foot of Mount Kailas.

Pilgrims who are trekking around Mt. Kailas are customarily bathed in the lake before advancing to the peak.

The lake is supposed to be part of the Shakti Pithas, a network of holy locations dedicated to the Goddess that stretches throughout the Indian subcontinent.

Each Shakti Pitha commemorates the location where a piece of the goddess Sati's severed corpse fell to earth and reincarnated as a different goddess; Manasarovar was Sati's right hand's palm.



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