The festival of Mataya is one of the most important festivals in the Newar community in Patan. A unique Buddhist festival, during when men and women in a comical attire carrying candles and torches, traditional musicians playing merry rhythms walk to almost all the temples, stupas and monasteries in and around the old city of Lalitpur.
Apart from all the different eateries, the street-food scene in Nepal is equally exciting and astounding. The delicacies of the street food in Nepal is already a common delight for the people of the country. Mouthwatering food stalls in every corner of the street have been famous among the tourist and people of the country.
Mountains have been a highlight for adventure seekers since the beginning of tourism in Nepal. Every year thousands of visitors come to Nepal to take a journey to the mountains. And, to conquer the fear or to do something crazy when the adrenaline kicks in, the high lands of our country excels in adventure tourism and some of the adrenaline arousing activities.
If you are planning to trek in Nepal but don't know where and when is the best to plan a trek in Nepal or wondering to visit Nepal to make an enjoyable and memorable trip with your loved ones. There are numerous popular trek destinations and various activities in Nepal for solo to a group of families and friends from all over the world.
We have heard the origin of Swayambhunath Temple atop the hill of Kathmandu. Similarly, like a Swayambhunath, Boudhanath which is one of the largest stupas of its kind and another pilgrimage to the Hindu and Buddhist all over the world. Many of us are still unknown to the origin of 36-meters sky high stupa, Boudhanath yet.
A short guide to the highest peaks in Nepal to help plan the next trekking destination for the coming season. Those who want to venture for a simple trekking route or daring trekkers who want to venture virgin lands with the help of skillful guides, Nepal has several trekking trails that are suitable for every trekker.
The legend of a jewel-studded vest (Bhoto) that came into possession of a priest when no one came to claim with evidence to whom it belongs. Today, the same Bhoto is displayed ending the month-long celebration of Rato Matsyendranath Festival in Lalitpur. And it is said, Bhoto is shown every year to the public as of an announcement to claim for it.
The legend of a giant chariot festival began with the Kingdom that drought for years causing misfortune and chaos as a result of disrespect to Gorakhnath. And, how Matsyendranath through devout and prayer, guru of Gorakhnath protected the valley with rain for the harvest, pulling the chariot and celebrating the coming of Lord Karunamaya.
The mountain passes of Jiri and the picturesque hill of Kalinchowk were heavenly. For someone who was born and raised inside the walls of a city, this escape made me understand the expression, "Nepal is heaven on earth." Even though the journey only lasted for two days, we traveled and saw many highs and lows.
Legend continues as the same lotus-seed brought forth a lotus-flower and in the center was Swayambhu, who came from Aknisht Bhuban (Sacred Land) appeared in the form of light. In Treta Yuga, Manjusri came from Mahachin(China) and saw the light of Swayabhu, he then cut a passage through a mountain that drained ...