Explore all Hindu temples of Nepal with 9 Days Nepal Temple Tour. Visit Pashupatinath, Manakamana, Dakshinkali, Muktinath, Krishna temple with best cost.
Nepal Temple Tour is also known as Nepal Pilgrimage Tour and covers all major Hindu temple in Nepal. Witness Hindu culture and religious rituals discovering the century old traditions. Explore scenic places while undertaking this tour.
Visit Pashupatinath temple “Abode of Lord Shiva” in Kathmandu. Pashupatinath temple is the holiest Hindu shrine and temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is located on sacred river Bagmati on eastern outskirt of Kathmandu. Pashupatinath temple is masterpiece of Hindu architecture. The roof on the temple is made of the gold with four doors made of silver.The two-storied roof is made from copper and is covered with gold. This richly decorated temple with wooden sculptures is believed to make wishes come true. One of the most astonishing decorations of the temple is the huge golden statue of Nandi – Shiva’s bull. Only Hindus are permitted inside the temple complex. For other religion followers can go other side of temple and see the views of the temple. For Hindus, Pashupatinath temple is holiest and need to visit once in a lifetime.
Next famous temple is Budanilakantha temple located on north of Kathmandu. The Budhanilkantha statue of the Hindu god Vishnu, located approximately 10 kilometers from the center of Kathmandu at the base of the Shivapuri Hill, is the largest and most beautiful stone carving in all of Nepal. It is also the most enigmatic. Carved from a single block of black basalt stone of unknown origin, the Budhanilkantha statue is 5 meters in length and it lies in a reclining position inside a recessed tank of water (representing the cosmic sea) that is 13 meters in length. Called the Sleeping Vishnu, or Jalakshayan Narayan, the statue depicts the deity reclining on the twisting coils of the cosmic serpent Shesha (Shesha is the eternal, multi-headed king of the serpent deities known as Nagas, and also is the servant of Vishnu). Vishnu’s legs are crossed and the eleven heads of Shesha cradle his head. Vishnu’s four hands hold objects that are symbols of his divine qualities: a chakra or disc (representing the mind), a conch-shell (the four elements), a lotus flower (the moving universe) and the club (primeval knowledge).
Visit Dakshinkali temple located 22 kilometers (14 mi) outside Kathmandu and about 1 kilometre (0.6 mi) outside the village of Pharping, is one of the main temples of Nepal dedicated to the goddess Kali. Animal sacrifices, particularly of cockerels and uncastrated male goats, are the main way that the goddess is worshipped, and this is especially seen during the Dashain festival.
Another highlights of this tour is Manakamana temple. Situated atop a 1300-meter hill, 105 kilometers to the west of Kathmandu, the Manakamana Devi temple is a highly venerated sacred place of the Hindu Goddess Bhagwati, an incarnation of Parvati. The name Manakamana is derived from two words, Mana, meaning heart and Kamana, meaning wish. It is believed that the Goddess Bhagwati rewards those who make the pilgrimage to her shrine by granting their wishes, and she is especially popular with Newari newlyweds who pray for sons.
Muktinath Temple Tour is the holiest Vishnu temple located in Mustang region of Nepal at altitude of 3800 meters. Hindus call the site Mukti Kshetra, which literally means the “place of salvation” and it is one of the most ancient temples of the God Vishnu and the Vaishnava tradition in Nepal. The shrine is considered to be one of the eight sacred places known as Svayam Vyakta Ksetras (the other seven being Srirangam, Srimushnam, Tirupati, Naimisharanya, Totadri, Pushkar and Badrinath), as well as one of the 108 Divya Desam, or holy places of worship of Lord Vishnu. Additionally, it is also one of the 51 Shakti Pitha goddess sites.
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