Itanagar, March 5: Renowned woman climber from the Arunachal Pradesh, Anshu Jamsenpa who conquered Mount Everest thrice is all set to Scale the Iconic mountain again. Motivated through blessings from the 14th Dalai Lama on Sunday, Anshu left Aruncahal Pradesh and reached Kathmandu on Monday and successfully reach Base Camp on Tuesday.
Being the first woman in the world to scale the mighty Mount Everest twice in one season and that too in just 10 days in May 2011; Anshu with the blessing and good wishes from the Tibetan spiritual on her side will attempt to summit the Everest twice. The mother of two children, Anshu again scaled the Everest on May 18, 2013. If she is successful with her double ascend this time, Anshu will add to her record of climbing Everest five times.
Anshu’s public relation manager, Nanda Kirati Dewan said that Dalai Lama blessed the mountaineer and flagged off her double ascend expedition for Mt Everest during a special audience with the Tibetan spiritual leader here. Dewan quoted Dalai Lama saying to Anshu, “your achievement is the testimony of your hard work, firm determination and a strong belief in yourself” .
Anshu said, “His Holiness is the Living Buddha and getting his blessings in person is one of the most treasured and blessed day of my life. I shall cherish it life long especially the warm hug I got. It will always motivate me and infuse strength to overcome all my struggles of life.”
Arunachal Mountaineering and Adventure Sports Association president and Anshu’s husband, Tsering Wange offered the Indian tricolor flag to the Dalai Lama, who in turn handed over to Anshu to be unfurled at the summit of Mt Everest.
Dewan said that the entire expedition might take 45 to 60 days, depending upon weather condition.
“As she has left for the base camp on Tuesday, the process of her expedition has already started,” Dewan added.
TNT News with inputs from Times of India