By Russell Johnson, Kerry Moran
* The checklist of a non secular trip via a unprecedented land, and of the committed pilgrims who search to climb Mount Kailas. * american citizens recount their stories through the sacred pilgrimage to 1 of the main foreign places on the earth. * With greater than a hundred colour images that trap the awe-inspiring panorama and the tireless decision of the pilgrims.
In a distant nook of western Tibet, in a single of the top, such a lot pristine locations in the world, rises an elegant snow-clad pyramid of rock and snow--Mount Kailas. To Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims this 22,028-foot mountain is the throne of the gods, the "Navel of the Earth," where the place the divine takes earthly shape. For greater than one thousand years those pilgrims have journeyed right here to pay homage to the mountain's secret, circumambulating it in an old ritual of devotion that keeps to the current day. Spinning prayer wheels, chanting mantras, and prostrating themselves at shrines, the pilgrims make the hard climb towards the actual and emotional excessive aspect of the adventure, the lofty go often called the Dolma los angeles.
With miraculous colour images and shiny trip writing, The Sacred Mountain of Tibet offers a beautiful account of this awe-inspiring panorama, and of the diversity, energy, and sheer selection of the pilgrims who enterprise there. either photographer Russell Johnson and author Kerry Moran have made the tricky pilgrimage round the mountain numerous instances. The Sacred Mountain of Tibet is the list in their inspiring trip that opens a window on a paranormal land of natural mild and miraculous colour the place the temporal and the everlasting unite and the place each characteristic of the panorama holds its personal divinity.