Muktinath Temple

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    Location

    Longitude: 83°28’ 56’’-84°15’18’’ Latitude: 28°33’52’’-29°19’52’’

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    Temperature

    Maximum: 23.1°c Minimum: -2.7°c

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    Rainfall

    323 mm

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    Weather

    Temperate, Sub-Alpine & Alpine

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    Accommodation

    Hotel, Lodge, Resort and Community Home Stay

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    Culture

    Teej, Yaton, Holi, Pange, Ghuichang, Lhosar

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    Access

    Pokhara to Jomsom: 158 km by Bus & Jeep Plane

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    Health Service

    Hospital, Health Post, Clinic, Ayurvedic Centers

Muktinath Temple Temple Dr Located at 3,800 m above sea level Muktinath is a sacred pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhist According to mythological sources, Muktinath is a sacred monument which is 2.000 years old, Hindus consider the site as an area for salvation while Buddhist call it “Chhumi Ghyalche” in the Tibetan language.

Muktinath or Chhuming Gyatsa is considered one among the 24 tantric places revered to by followers of Tibetan Buddhism. Muktinath, where there is a natural eternal flame which is always burning is considered by Hindus as the abode of Vishnu’s Avatar Most people who visit Mustang inevitably visit Muktinath to pay their homage Muktinath lies 23 km to the north of Jomsom, Muktinath temple was built in pagoda style in sambat 1871 and the idol of god Muktinath is believed to have been constructed in the 16h century Scores of pilgrims visit the temple on key auspicious and religious significant days such as Chaitrastami, Ramnawami Rishitarpani and Dashain festival. Lo-Gheker Monastery