Muktinath Temple Tour: One of the famous Nepal’s tour packages among Hindus and Buddhist, Muktinath Tour is a very popular pilgrimage tour in Annapurna Conservation Area of Nepal. The Muktinath Temple is situated at an altitude of 13,000 feet above sea level in Mustang district and is also known among the Hindus as Mukti Chhetra, or the “abode of salvation”. In this Muktinath Tour, you will be visited a small pagoda-style temple of Lord God Vishnu which is worshipped by both Hindus and Buddhists. The Buddhists worship the deity as one of the Bodhisattvas and Mukti Kshetra by Hindus. There are 108 sacred water spouts flowing with icy cold water where devotees take a quick bath. Nearby is the temple of Jwala Mai, or the Goddess of Flame, with the phenomenal underground blue flame.
The word “Muktinath” is obtained from two words “Mukti” and “Nath” which means “Salvation or Nirvana” and “God or Master” respectively. According to Hindu Myth, it is a belief that this world is “MAYA” (an illusion) of life cycle taking birth and rebirth on this earth. And to exit from this chain Hindu devotees visit this temple to take bath in 108 waterspouts (Mukti Dhara) and 2 holy ponds (Mukti Kunda) which is located in the backyard and front of the temple respectively.