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Lumbini ‘Birth Place of Lord Buddha, low land culture and landscape, Midhill culture and landscape, diversity of ethnicity, Marpa ‘Apple Orchards, Muktinath ‘Place for Salvation’,

Muktinath is a combination of two separate words. Mukti means savior/nirvana and Nath means god/ master. Devotees visit Muktinath Temple for Moksha, or freedom, from the continuous spiritual cycle of birth and rebirth. Mukti Kshetra in Nepali meaning Place of Salvation in Nepali – and Chumig Gyatsa in Tibetan meaning Hundred Waters). Muktinath is frequented by Hindus and Tibetan year-round. Muktinath temple is surrounded by an outer courtyard where there are auspicious 108 water foundations. It is believed that sacred water, the origin of the Gandaki River system in Nepal will wash away past sin and deeds. Muktinath Temple is one of few places on Earth where we will come across all five elements of life together: Earth, Fire, Water, Sky, and Air. 

Altitude Variation: Lumbini 150 M to Lo Manthang 3750M

Major Language: Awadi, Nepali, Magar, Thakali, and Tibetan

Ethnic groups: Muslim, Aryan, Magar, Newa, Gurung, Thakali, Tibetan 

River System: Kali Gandaki

Mountain system: Dhaulagiri range and Annapurna Range

Major Mountain Peak: Dhaulagiri ‘1’ 8167 M, Annapurna ‘1’8,091m, Nilgiri, Machapuchere (Fishtail), Annapurna South, Himchuli

Kali Gandaki Gorge or Andha Galchi Is the deepest gorge in the world.


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