Nepal is maybe one of the holiest places on the planet. It is considered the birthplace of Lord Buddha and Goddess Sita and is home to thousands of religious shrines such as temples, stupas, mosques, churches, Shakti peeths etc.
There are people of various faiths in Nepal: Hindus, Buddhists, Kiratis, Muslims, Christians and many more. As indicated by Hindu Tradition, there are 330 million divine beings and goddesses. Religious shrines are spread especially throughout the country and making a pilgrimage is a ritual affair that has been practiced for centuries.
Pashupatinath, Lumbini, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Namo Buddha, Budanilkantha, Dakshin Kali, Pathibhara, Janaki Temple, Gosai Kunda, Barah Chhetra and Muktinath are the most popular and powerful religious sites in Nepal. Some of them are in the Himalayas, some in the hills, some in the valleys and some in the flatlands of Terai.
Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most sacred shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva. Henceforth, every year during Shiva Ratri, thousands of pilgrims from far and wide visit the temple and pay homage to Lord Shiva . Likewise, Gosai Kunda hosts the festival of Janai Purnima every year during the month of August.Religion in actuality offers a peeping window into the way of life and customs of Nepali individuals. Visiting temples and religious shrines will allow travelers and pilgrims to know more about Nepali culture and experience it before your own eyes.