Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour – CrystalAdventureNepal

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The Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour starts from Jomsom which is one of the best and most delightful slope station encompassed by the most delightful Himalayas of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Tukuche. The travelers reach Jomsom by air flight or vehicle ride from Pokhara city. The Muktinath Temple is resided at the height of 3800meters in the northern region of Nepal. The temple is six hours walk from jomsom airport or one hour vehicle or helicopter ride. The Muktinath region is dominated by Himalayas of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri and is a religious pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhist. The temple of Muktinath is a pagoda shared sanctuary devoted to Lord Vishnu of hindu mythology assorted by 108 waterspouts which are said to be pouring holy water all the year round. There is the myth for these 108 waterspouts to offer nirvana to those who take bath in it. Beside that various hot spring ponds are found on the western side of this temple which are originated from nature. The Kali Gandaki river of this region is consider as holy ganga and is full of snail fossils engraved with symbol of Lord Vishnu of hindu mythology.

There is a everlasting burning fire known as Jwala Mai temple said to be there from centuries and the fire inside the temple is burning since many centuries. The science has proved that fire of Jwala Mai temple be the source of natural gas in that region. The region of Muktinath is famous for its traditional settlements of Thakali civilization who are the primitive tribe of this region living there centuries ago. One of the traditional local settlements of this region is known as Marfa which is the capital of Thakali Tribe living in this region.