Hike from Panauti to Namo Buddha

Hike from Panauti to Namo Buddha Namo Buddha is situated at the elevation of 1750m above sea level and located 40 kilometers southeast of Kathmandu (approx 1 hr 30 minutes drive from Kathmandu by private vehicle). Namo Buddha is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites south of the Himalayas, as well as being … Continue reading Hike from Panauti to Namo Buddha

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Banepa Nepal

Banepa Nepal Banepa is situated about 26 kilometers east of Kathmandu in Nepal. Banepa is considered to be a significant trade-route town to Tibet. Dhulikhel is 5km to the east, the temple town of Panauti is about 7km south and Nala is 3km to the northwest. This is a beautiful town surrounded by the green … Continue reading Banepa Nepal

Indreshwar Mahadev Temple-Hindu temple in Panauti

Indreshwar Mahadev Temple-Hindu temple in Panauti Panauti’s most famous temple is set in a vast courtyard full of statuary in the middle of the isthmus between the two rivers. Topped by a three-storey pagoda roof, the temple is a magnificent piece of Newari architecture. The first temple here was founded in 1294 but the shrine … Continue reading Indreshwar Mahadev Temple-Hindu temple in Panauti

Panauti – an ancient religious village in Nepal

Panauti - an ancient religious village in Nepal The history of Panauti The name 'Panauti' is a formation of the Sanskrit word 'Purnamati' which symbolically means wholeness, completeness. The beautiful mountain valley of Panauti is situated at the confluence of Roshamati, Punyamati and Lilavati rivers. Traditional houses, courtyards, temples and monuments create the outstanding atmosphere … Continue reading Panauti – an ancient religious village in Nepal

Panauti is a historical city in Nepal

Panauti is a historical city in Nepal Panauti is one of the oldest city of Nepal founded by Ananda Dev Malla during the medevial period of Nepal (1274-1310 CE). However the documentation in the golden scripture dated 1385 in the Indreswor temple states King Hari Singh Dev founded the city. It is a typical Newari … Continue reading Panauti is a historical city in Nepal