THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN HIMALAYA
The Highest Mountain
Himalaya is the highest mountain in the world. It lies in the northern border of India.
MEANING OF THE WORD
The word Himalaya means “the house of snow”. But nowadays we call it as “Himalaya mountains”. One of the gift of God in Himalaya is at the top of mountain, there is snow and at the bottom, there is a dense forest.
The highest mountain Himalaya is 2400 km long and 240 km wide. The highest peak in the world, “Everest” lies in the Himalaya. It also seems like with natural beauty. So it is a suitable place for saints to do penance. These mountains are spread across five countries like India, Nepal, Bhutan, China and Pakistan.
It is also the origin of rivers Ganges, Yamuna etc… It supplies water almost half of the world population. The health resorts like Haridwar, Nainital, Masoori, Kashmir, etc are in the Himalaya. Also it remains as a watch guard of India, in the northern border of India.
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