6 Days Kathmandu, Pokhara and Muktinath Tour Package
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 6 Days Kathmandu, Pokhara and Muktinath Tour Package, 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 6 Days Kathmandu, Pokhara and Muktinath Tour Package
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.