The Himalayas is a massive mountain system in
Asia, separating the Indian subcontinent from Tibet. Himalaya is
the home to the world's highest peaks and the highest of them is
the Mount Everest, 8848 m.Himalaya, due to their large size and
expanse, have been a natural barrier to the movement of people
for tens thousands years. This has prevented intermingling of
people from the Indian subcontinent with people from China and
Mongolia, causing significantly different languages and customs
between these regions. The Himalayas have also prevented
military expeditions - Genghis Khan could not expand his empire
Several places in the Himalaya are of religious
significance in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. There are very
many of the important religious places in the Himalayas and
there were over 6,000 monasteries in Tibet!
entities are associated with the Himalayas. For instance,
Shambhala is a very famous mystical town. It is one of 24
Himalayan hidden realms in Vajrayana Buddhism. Some legends
believe Shambhala is a real town where secret Buddhist
doctrines are being saved, other legends consider that it is in
the mental realm only and does not physically exist.
case, Himalaya is a very interesting place, like nothing on
Travelling around the mountains can be somewhat hard, but
Himalaya is surely worth a visit!
I now present to you
some of my photos of Himalaya on the website Himalaya-foto.ru.
Among them are many photos of Nepal - the very Himalayan
country. In the future, going to add many images else - I have a
lot of them.
Russian Winter, photos
Himalayas: Photos, Images, Pictures. India, Nepal