With a foreword by Vinod Budhdeo, xiv, 100p., 28 Col. Illus., App., Bib., 22 cm. (First Edition pub. in 2002)
CONTENTS:- - Acknowledgment and Gratitude. - Diary. - Epilogue. - Appendices. - Apropos. - King's Audience. - Photographic tips and suggestions. - List of the items to be carried.
This profusely illustrated travelogue booklet is a living element of gripping story of Mansarovar and Kailash. It is a tale about fancies and fears, adventures and aspirations, expectations and disillusions, escapes and retreats experienced by the adventurous pilgrimage team. This is a story of an unforgettable odyssey to the holy Mount Kailash and the sacred lake Mansarovar describing mysteries connected with the land capturing the intangible air of faith and pilgrimage. This travelogue takes us on a journey to the wild, seldom travelled northern route visiting the remote cities, towns and monasteries of Tibet. It is a tale of a group of pilgrims who aspire to see Gods living in the wilderness of the remote holy land. This is an engrossing, touching and remarkable account of a picturesque travel with nice imagery describing majestic mountains, turquoise lakes and virgin rivers of Tibet. Written in a brilliant style, it is a dramatic record that succeeds in imparting onto the reader some of the intensely experienced emotions that will remain long in memory.