Hindu pilgrimage Tour
Majority of people here in Nepal are Hindus and several temples and places related to Hindu religion in Nepal are frequently visited. Among the Hindu pilgrimage there are three stream: one is related to Lord Shiva, another is related to Lord Vishnu and other is related to the Goddess Durga( ma shakti) . so, pilgrimage sites of Nepal are related one way or another either three of these Gods or goddesses. In contrast to other religions temples, Shakti peeths and holy places related to Hindu are dominantly found here in Nepal. Hence, Hindu pilgrimage tour becomes one of the most important and frequently done tours in Nepal. Pashupatinath and Gosaikunda are the holiest place related to Lord Shiva, muktinath and Devghat are the holiest places related to lord Vishnu and shakti peeths related to Goddess Durga are Dakhinkali, Guheswori are famous in the Kathmandu valley and outside the Kathmandu valley there are so many shakti peeths among them most popular are Manakamana and Binabasini. Such temples and shakti peeths are either situated on the top of the hill or in low land. Some other Hindu pilgrimage places are situated in the confluence of Rivers.
The name Pashupatinath comes after Lord Shiva, who is worshipped as a pashupati meaning Lord of all living creature. Pashupatinath Temple is situated 6 km east of Kathmandu.
Gosaikunda which is situated in Rasuwa district is another holiest place of Hindu pilgrimage in Nepal. Gosaikunda is located at an altitude of 4,380m above the sea level.
Devghat, which is situated in the boarder of Chitwan and Tanahau district is another sacred place of Hindu pilgrimage, also called Triveni because this is confluence place of River Trishuli, River Kaligandaki, and
Muktinath is a sacred place for the pilgrimage of both religions: Hindu and Bhuddist. Muktinath Temple is located in Mustang district’ Baraha gaun, 3,710m above the sea level at the foot of
Damodarkunda is a glacier lake located in the restricted upper mustang between Kagbeni and Muktinath at the foot of Damodar Himal. Damodarkuna is situated in the north of Annapurna range, 4890 above
Another holiest place of Hindu pilgrims in Nepal is Janakpur-Ram Janaki Temple. Janakpur is located in about 370km south east of Kathmandu in the Danusha district. This is the mythical important place
Ruru Tirtha is located in between Palpa and Gulmi district of western region of Nepal. This is the holiest place of Hindu related to Hindu’s holy book purana. Ruru Tirtha is also
Manakamana, another holiest place of Nepal related to the Hindu religion, situated in the Gorkha district. Manakamana is the name of Hindu godess, people believe that if they worship Manakamana their wish
Sworgadawari Temple is located in the Puthyan district, far-western region of Nepal. This temple is considered another holiest temple of Hindus. This temple is associated with traditional story of sworgadawari Guru Mahajan.
Barachhetra, is another holy place of Nepal related to Hindu religion. This place is situated on the bank of Saptakoshi River in Sunsari district, eastern region of Nepal. This place is related to