Himalaya

The Himalayas is one, in Asia very known, high mountain system and is to the north of the Indian subcontinent.
In the south of the Himalayas of mountains the Tibetan highland is itself by the height of from 4,000 to 5,500 metres considers.

The Himalayas is known to many people by the highest mountain which we have in this world, the Mount Everest.
The Mount Everest reaches a height of 8.848 metres about the sea level and has a strong one for Buddhists
religious meaning, because there the sisters of the long life should live.

In total even 10 highest mountains of the world are in the Himalayas what makes this place so unique.
The Himalayas applies to approx. 300 kilometres in the width and a huge length of 3,000 kilometres.
This gigantic mountain chain has huge influence on the climate in the Indian subcontinent as well as the Tibetan part of the country.

The Himalayas keeps the cold and dry arctic winch from reaching after the south, so that the southern part of Asia
clearly is warmer than the remaining countries in their rather temperate temperatures rule.

The mountain Kailash is valid for the Buddhists and the Hindus as the holiest mountain, also for many tourists valuable
Run-up dot has become.
On this mountain the divinity should live according to the religious stories Shiva.
It is a given destination in the Buddhism, the mountain 108-paint in his life to walk round to attain the teaching of the immediate enlightenment.

The name the Himalayas consists, by the way, of the words Hima (snow) and alaya (residence) and of her
Name in many countries different interpretations has.
Thus the Himalayas is valid, for example, in England only as a name for the southern premountains and the name
Transhimalaya for the whole mountain system.