The Muktinath Temple is symbol of the religious symbiosis between both Hindus and Buddhists. This temple is dedicate to the Lord Vishnu. Hindu believes that lord Vishnu got salvation from curse of Brinda (wife of Jalandhar) here. Therefore he is worshipped as Muktinath.
On the other hand where as Buddhists regard as Buddha. Buddhist worships Vishnu as Avalokiteshvara. The Temple depicts metal statues of lord Vishnu, goddess Laxmi, Saraswoti, Janaki, Garuda, Lava-Kush and Sapta Rishis.
Muktinath Temple is situated at base of Khatang Kang (Thorang Peak) in Baraha Gaun in the district of Mustang in the north central part of Nepal,and it is about 110 Km from Pokhara and 20 kms northeast of Jomsom. The temple and the religious shrine of Muktinath is about 90m in elevation above Ranipauwa and an altitude of about 3800 meters from the sea level. It is a gate way to Mustang from Manang in famous Annapurana circuit Trek route. Named after highly referred Muktinath shrine the valley is one of religious place in Nepal for both Hindus and Buddhist. The Buddhist nuns take care of cultural heritage inside Muktinath temple. Photography and filming of deities inside Temple and Monasteries is strictly prohibited.
The holy shrine, which is said to have risen on its own, is one of eight such shrines (the others include Srirangam, Sri Mushnam, Tirupati, Naimisaranyam, Thottadri, Pushkaram and Badrinath). It is also one of 108 Vaishnava shrines.
It is believed that one should visit this temple after completing pilgrimage of four special religious sites, Chardham Yatra of India; Muktinath must be visited once
Mukti Nath Yatra
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu
Arrive at Kathmandu, meet our local representative and transfer to Hote. On arrival check in hotel and rest. Evening Visit to Pashupati Nath Temple for have worship, darshan at arati time, Return to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Morning after breakfast, proceeds to Kathmandu sight Seeing tour, visit Pashupati Temple, Bouddha stupa, Budanilkantha, Swayambhu Nath Stupa, Kumari Temple, Krishna Temple. At evening return to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu - Muktinath - Kathmandu
Morning after breakfast transfer to Airport, fly to Muktinath by Helicopter. After Holy bath have worship (puja) and darshan back to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. Rest and evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Kathmandu - Departure
Morning after breakfast, transfer to Airport and fly to yours onward Destination.