Lake Manasarovar is one of the reasons why thousands of people around the globe come for the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra. It is known as one of the holiest lakes on earth. It is located 32 km away from Mt Kailash and has an elevation of 4,950 meters.
The derivation of comes from the combination of two Sanskrit words. They are- "Manas," which means mind and "Sarovar," which means lake.
The water of the lake is famous for its holy and pure properties. It is said to have many disinfecting and magical healing properties too. Pilgrims after touring Kailash Parvat, come to this river for three main reasons-
To get rid of all their past sins and purify themselves.
They consider it to be a wish-granting lake. Thus, come here for wish fulfillment.
To get rid of mental and physical illness. The healing properties are said to bring good health. Thus, people take a dip in the lake to purify themselves and enhance their health.