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Muktinath and Devgath : Transportation , Religious sites 



Muktinath temple is Situated at an altitude of 3,710 meters (12,172 feet) at the base of the Thorong La mountain pass in the Mustang district, Muktinath is a highly venerated sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists.


Bus service is available from the myagdikali bus station in beni city while private taxis and cars can be hired in the city , Where as from capital city there is avialiable of bus , flight , jeep etc to Beni also muktinath.

Religious sites

Hindus call the site Mukti Kshetra, which literally means the “place of salvation” and it is one of the most ancient temples of the God Vishnu and the Vaishnava tradition in Nepal. The shrine is considered to be one of the eight sacred places known as Svayam Vyakta Ksetras (the other seven being Srirangam, Srimushnam, Tirupati, Naimisharanya, Totadri, Pushkar and Badrinath), as well as one of the 108 Divya Desam, or holy places of worship of Lord Vishnu. Additionally, it is also one of the 51 Shakti Pitha goddess sites.

The temple is small and contains a human-sized golden statue of Vishnu as Shri Mukti Narayana. In addition to Mukti Narayana, the temple has bronze images of Bhoodevi (the Earth-goddess form of Lakshmi), the goddesses Saraswati and Janaki (Sita), Garuda (the mount of Vishnu), Lava-Kusa (the sons of Rama and Sita) and the Sapta Rishis (Seven Sages created by Lord Brahma). There is an old Buddhist monk present in the temple and worship is conducted by Buddhist nuns.The Kali Gantaki riverbed downstream from Muktinath is the sole source of the rare Shaligram stones that are required to establish a temple of Vishnu anywhere in the world.


Devghat is one of the famous religious and cultural centers in central Nepal. The town is located at the junction of the Seti Gandaki and Krishna Gandaki rivers, and is one of the holiest places in Hindu mythology as well as a holy place for Hindu gods. Lying 7 kilometers (4.3 mi) from the city of “Narayangath”, 20 kilometers (12 mi) from “Sauraha” and 150 kilometers (93 mi) southwest of the capital city of Nepal (Kathmandu), the area boasts many natural features due to its geography and climate including tropical forests, wild animals and birds.


Bus service is available from the Pokhara bus station in Narayangath city while private taxis and cars can be hired in the city , Where as from capital city there is avialiable of bus , flight , sumo etc to Narayangath.

Religious sites

Devghat is home to various temples and caves dedicated to Hindu gods, goddesses, and saints including Goddess Sita’s cave. In Makar Sankranti, huge melas (gatherings) are observed each year making it one of the largest religious melas in Nepal. The date when this festival started remains unknown. Hindu pilgrims bathe at the junction of the Krishna Gandaki river well known for its rare ‘Saligram Sheela (holy stone), which Hindu devotees worship as Lord Vishnu.

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