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Source: International Centre of the Roerichs: Unknown Tibet. The Great Lakes and Kailas Mountain

Drablai Gyalmo refers to the most powerful female divinity of Shang Shung kingdom.—Traditionally the ablutions were made in sacred lakes. First in the lake Rakshas Tal (Lhanagatso in Tibetan) which Tibetan Buddhists consider to be demoniac, and then in the sacred lake Manasarovar (Mapam yum tso). In 2010 on two of three islands of Rakshas Tal Lake the expedition of Sergey Balalaev discovered the pre-Buddhist archeological finds among the splendid natural landscape. Dokhangi Do Ser (Yellow Island) and Do Muk (Purple Island) are situated between two great mountains of Upper Tibet: Kailas (Tise) and Gurla Mandkhata (Takri Travo). According to the text sources these islands were a cultic center of Drablai Gyalmo—the most powerful female divinity of Shang Shung kingdom. She was the queen of all wrathful spirits and dual spirits of heaven and earth. Visit to her geomantic “heart” was a great blessing. So the ideas of demoniac character of this lake are relatively recent.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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