Muktinath is a Sanskrit name. The word is made of two words, Mukti & Nath. Mukti mean Salvation and Nath means god. So, Muktinath means God of Salvation. This holy temple holds great significance for all spiritual people in the South Asian sub continent. Most devotees go for a Mutinath tour package to get Moksha. Moksha literally means freedom from the cycle of life and death. Holidays to Nepal organizes Muktinath tour packages multiple times a year for such devotees.
Muktinath temple is a sacred pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists alike. Hindus call this place Muktichhetra and Muktidham too. Muktichhetra translates to location for salvation and Muktidham to piligrimage for salvation. Hindus and Buddhist form Nepal, India, China, Myanmar, and Vietnam go on Muktinath tour package the most.
This beautiful Muktinath Valley lies in Mustang district. It is around 19 kilometres northeast to Jomsom. Located at an altitude of 3800 meters above sea level, this valley is the foot of Thorong La Mountain Pass. The shrine proper lies in a grove of trees. The main area includes a Buddhist Gumba and pagoda style Vishnu temple. This place is famous also because it is one of the 51 Shakti Peeths (Energy Shrines). Muktinath Tour package is often a parth of Shakti Peeth tours.
As mentioned above, Muktinath is very important for Buddhists too. It is one of the 24 Tantric Places as mentioned in Buddhist culture. Just as Hindus believe the idol to be manifestation of Lord Vishnu, Buddhists believe it to be a manifestation of Avalokiteswara. Buddhists call Muktinath Valley “Chuming Gyatsa” which translates to valley of hundred waters. Many Buddhists go on a Muktinath Tour Packages because the valley is important for goddesses called Sky Dancers.
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