Nepal is a neighbouring country of India, which is almost similar to India in terms of its culture and spirituality. This country has very old temples of many deities of Hinduism, to see which lakhs of Indian tourists reach Nepal every year. Let us tell you that till some time ago Nepal used to be the only Hindu country in the world. Due to the presence of many Hindu temples here, this country is also called the land of gods and goddesses. However, the spread of Buddhism is also seen here. From the point of view of tourism, Nepal is a very rich and beautiful country, which is very close to India. Here you can go without a visa. You can plan to go to Nepal by train or flight from anyone.

Today we are going to tell you about some famous Hindu temples here. If you ever plan to go to Nepal, then definitely visit these temples-

Pashupatinath Temple-

Located on the banks of the Bagmati River in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is also believed to be the abode of the national deity of Nepal. Due to its historical importance, it has been included in the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Only Hindus are allowed to enter this temple, other religions can see it from outside i.e. from the other bank of the Bagmatiriver. It is counted among the largest and oldest holy temples of Nepal. It also holds a special place in Shiva temples located all over the world. If you ever go to Nepal, then definitely visit this historic grand temple.

Muktinath Temple-

Muktinath Temple is one of the famous tourist places in Nepal. The area around this temple is known as 'MuktiKshetra'. According to Hindu religious beliefs, this is the area where people attain salvation. The journey to this temple is full of difficulties. During the journey here, a large part of the Himalayan mountain has to be crossed. This temple holds special significance for the followers of both Buddhism and Hinduism. Dedicated to Lord Shaligram, this temple is one of the main temples of the Vaishnava sect. In Hinduism, Shaligram is a sacred stone, which is considered to be revered.

Mankamana Temple-

Manakamana Mata Temple has located about 105 km from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. There is a story behind this temple that years ago a farmer accidentally hit a stone and suddenly blood and milk started coming out from that stone. That's why people built the temple of Mata here. The people here consider the stone to be an incarnation of the goddess. People say that the vow made here with true devotion gets fulfilled. During Dussehra Puja, there is a huge crowd of devotees in this temple. There is also a tradition of offering sacrifices during Ashtami Puja.

Changunarayan Temple-

Located in Changu village of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, this temple was built in 325 AD. Built during the 4th century, this temple is known to be one of the oldest temples of Lord Vishnu. The architecture of this temple is based on the Nepali style. Due to its historical importance and grand style, this temple has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Rudraksha trees are also planted inside this temple.

If ever you get a chance to visit Nepal, then definitely go to see these temples mentioned.


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