Sunrise at Mount Kailash --- Mount Kailash is a sacred mountain in western Tibet. It is located near the source of some of the longest and mightiest rivers in Asia. It is considered a sacred place in four religions: Bön, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.
Chapter Two: The Brahmaputra is one of the most important rivers in Asia and flows right through Assam. Read more about it at either the blog, or check out the Encyclopedia Brittanica article here: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/77154/Brahmaputra-River.
Brahmaputra River, Tibet :: Photograph by Tao Images Limited :: Ribbonlike branches of the Brahmaputra River—known in China as the Yarlung Tsangpo River—flow from Tibet’s Himalaya mountain range into India. The Tibetan Plateau’s lockbox of snow and glacial ice supplies freshwater to nearly a third of the world’s people.