david_bourgoin at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Apr 3 22:06:59 PDT 2007
>From another list..........................
Mount Kailash is considered as a sacred place in four
religionsâHinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and BÃ¶n
faith... It is the
significant mountain peak never to be scaled by man as
a deference to
Buddhist and Hindu beliefs.
According to Hindu mythology, Shiva, the destroyer of
evil and sorrow,
resides at the summit of a legendary mountain named
KailÄÅÄ is regarded in many sects of Hinduism as
destination of souls and the spiritual center of the
Some traditions also aver that the mountain is Shiva's
linga and Lake
Manasarowar below is the yoni of His consort.
According to one
description found in the Puranas,
Mount Kailash is the
center of the world, its four faces are made of
crystal, ruby, gold,
lapis lazuli. It is the pillar of the world; is 84,000
leagues high; is
the center of the world mandala; and is located at the
heart of six
mountain ranges symbolizing a lotus. The four rivers
Kailash then flow to the four quarters of the world
and divide the
into four regions.
The Tantric Buddhists believe that Kailash is the home
of the Buddha
Demchok (also known as Demchog or Chakrasamvara),
supreme bliss. It is said that Milarepa, champion of
arrived in Tibet to challenge Naro-Bonchung, champion
of the BÃ¶n
religion of Tibet.
--- Stephen Robinson
<heiferboy at robinsonworld.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> Got mine.
> Already had complaints about the "'orrble noise" of
> Greasy Spoon, What's the
> significance of the Mount Kailash anyway?
> > Mine arrived today. Mine came with it's totemic
> > but I think the packaging is pretty disappointing.
> > back cover and the CD booklet rather thin on any
> > information.... hope the contents of the CD are
> > Dave B
> > --- Jonny <freenoiseuk at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> >> 1.CD arrived today - no gift visible in the case
> >> it's going back.
> >> Just feel that ordering on March 10th was ample
> >> to get one of the
> >> first 1000 and I hope this was not meant as a
> >> marketing ploy. I can wait
> >> some more to hear it.
> >> 2. Two tix for the Tate gig for sale.
> >> Email me off list.
> >> ta
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