Mount Meru: centre of the world
Mt. Kailash - A place where the divine takes earthly form.
In Sanskrit - Kailasa
This word derived from the word kelasa - means "Crystal".
Kailash For Hindus - it is home of Lord Shiva.
Kailash For Jains - it is Asthapada, where their first leader was enlightened.
Kailash For Buddhists - the navel of the universe
Kailash For adherents of Bon - the abode of the sky goddess Sipaimen
Tibetan Name - Gangs Rin-po-che (Kangri Rinpoche)
Holy Kailash - origin of major rivers (Indus, Satluj, Karnali and Brahmaputra.