Mt. Kailash Charity Race shared in Night of Kailash Party
People have Tibet tour attracted by the snowy mountains must know the Mt. Kailash Charity Race. Over 100 participants of last year's Mt. Kailash Charity Race attended a party themed, "Night of Kailash," Saturday night in Beijing, to share their memories of past year's events with hopes in creating new ones.
Mt. Kailash Charity Race is an annual activity organized by Apple Foundation, a non-public offering focused on providing education, Medicare and environmental protection to Tibetan areas.
This year’s race will be held from August 29 to September 11. The race includes climbing Mount Kailash, picking up trash along the race road and donating materials and money to impoverished local families.
Mount Kailash is a peak in the Kailas Range in Tibet. It is considered a sacred place by five religions: Ayyavazhi, B?n, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. In Hinduism, it is considered to be the abode of Lord Shiva and a place of eternal bliss. Tibetans believe that their sin can be pardoned by climbing and worshiping this holy mountain.