28 Nov 2012: Boudhanath (Devanagari: बौद्धनाथ) (also called Boudha,Bouddhanath or Baudhanath or the Khāsa Caitya) is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu (Yambu), Nepal. It is known as Khāsti in Nepal Bhasa, Jyarung Khasyor in Tamang language or as Bauddha by speakers of Nepali.[1] Located about 11 km (6.8 mi) from the center and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, the stupa’s massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal.[2] The Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath dominates the skyline. The […]

Pashupatinath Temple (Nepali: पशुपतिनाथको मन्दिर) is one of the most significant and oldest (existence dated back to 400AD) Hindu temples of Lord Shiva in the world, located on the banks of the Bagmati River in the eastern part ofKathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The temple serves as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. It is regarded as the most sacred among the temples of […]