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402 Muktinath Entrance  [11 of 26]

The entrance gate welcomed me to the temples of Muktinath (3750m), a holy place for both Hindus and Buddhists, located in a walled complex among a sacred grove of poplar trees. After Pashupatinath, Muktinath is Nepal's most sacred Hindu site. The Hindus call the place Mukti Kshetra, which literally means the place of salvation, while the Buddhists call it Chumig Gyatsa, which in Tibetan means Hundred Waters.
402 Muktinath Entrance

DATE: 2008-05-07 12:03