Explore the Sacred Places of Muktinath Temple with a Muktinath Darshan Tour/Yatra
Muktinath is an ancient Hindu temple of Nepal dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Here, you will find Pagoda style of temple that acts as a religious symbiosis among both Buddhists and Hindu people. Hindu perceives Muktinath as the Lord Vishnu, while Buddhists as the Lord Gautam Buddha. Pagoda is the prime shrine of this temple. The statue of Muktinath Temple consists of gold and is of enough height to be analogous with men. Moreover, other metal stautues depict Goddess Laxmi, Goddess Saraswati, Lord Vishnu, Janaki Mata, Lava-Kush, Garuda and Sapta Rishis.
Chumig Gyatsa is the central shrine of Muktinath temple and it acts as one among the eight sacred Hindu Vaishnavas shrines and one among the 108 Vaishnavas shrines. Furthermore, the temple acts as a home to an old monk of Buddhist religion in the temple. Each of the religious shrines and temples of Muktinath Darshan possess elevation of about 90meters above Ranipauwa.
Reach to the Holy Muktinath Temple
Journey to the holy Muktinath Temple involves 5Nights/6 Days Muktinath Tour, during which, you will get opportunity to explore plenty of beauties of the Mother Nature, sacred places and UNESCO listed heritage sites and various high mountains across the region. Especially, you will get opportunity to explore the heritage buildings of the capital city Kathmandu in Nepal, along with its famous Pashupatinath Temple.
Key Attractions of Muktinath Temple and the Tour
Now, let us have a look on a few major attractions of Muktinath Temple, which you will come across while you are on your Muktinath Yatra with us.
Beside the Muktinath Temple, you will find 108 different waterspouts or Dhara called as Muktidhara. Each of these faucets are in the shape of a bull head arranged closely in semi-circle and has a gap of one foot in between different faucets at about 7feet height. Water that comes from Gandaki River flows consistently from the mouth of bull-shaped faucet. Pilgrims visiting the temple thus go for a holy bath in each of the dharas. According to Hindu devotees, individuals taking bath under 108 dharas chilled water get salvation or mukti definitely.
At the front of Muktinath Temple, you will find 2 water ponds named Kundas. Hindus call them Laxmi and Saraswati Kunda.
Once you complete your puja at Muktinath Temple, you should visit the nearby Gomba i.e. a monastery dedicated to Padmasambhava or Guru Rimpoche, whose image you will find at the northern part of the temple.
Day 01:Kathmandu Arrival and transfer to Hotel, evening Pashuptinath Darshan . Stay overnight at the address Kathmandu Hotel or similar.
Day 02:Drive/Fly to Pokhara then Sightseeing - Lord Shiva's Caves, Devis water fall, Talbarahi Temple and phewa Lake. Stay overnight at Hotel city INN or similar.
Day 03:Morning Pokhara to Jomsoom Flight, Drive to Muktinath by Jeep on sharing basic, After Muktinath Darshan return back at Jomsom. Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 04:Morning Breakfast then Fly to Pokhara & Local Sightseeing. Stay overnight at Hotel city INN or similar.
Day 05:Drive/Fly to Kathmandu & evening free for Shopping. Stay overnight at the address Kathmandu Hotel or similar.
Day 06:: Departure
(We can Change this Itinerary as per your requirement/ If you want to know about different kind of package feel free and let us know.