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Om Parvat, located in the Dharchula district of western Nepal and in Pithoragarh District, Uttarakhand, India, is a majestic peak rising to a height of 6191 metres. Its significance lies in the sacred 'OM' pattern formed by snow deposition on its surface, making it a revered religious site for Hindus. The resemblance to Mount Kailash in Tibet and its proximity to Adinath peak add to its allure, making it a must-see landmark for those embarking on the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.

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What is the significance of Om Parvat in Uttarakhand?
Om Parvat, located in Uttarakhand, is a majestic peak rising to a height of 6191 metres. Its significance lies in the sacred 'OM' pattern formed by snow deposition on its surface, making it a revered religious site for Hindus. The resemblance to Mount Kailash in Tibet and its proximity to Adinath peak add to its allure, making it a must-see landmark for those embarking on the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.
How do travelers describe Om Parvat in their reviews?
Travelers describe Om Parvat as a sacred place where one's soul connects with the Almighty. It is advised to travel through Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam packages only due to rough and tough roads, not advisable for the faint-hearted. Approximately 90% of the road is currently under construction.
What is the religious significance of Om Parvat?
According to mythological beliefs, there are 8 natural 'OM' formations on the Himalayas. Among these, only the 'OM' pattern on Om Parvat has been identified so far. This peak holds special religious importance not only in Hinduism but also in Buddhism and Jainism.

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