Nepal

Boudhanath, Kathmandu

Boudhanath Stupa is the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism…

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Swayambunath, Kathmandu

Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city. For Tibetans and followers of Tibetan Buddhism, it is among the most sacred of Buddhist pilgrimage sites, second only to Boudhanath…

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Pashupatinath, Kathmandu

The ancient temple complex of Pashupatinath is regarded as one of the holiest sites in the Hindu world. It is also the location of the two very sacred meditation caves of mahasiddhas Naropa and Tilopa…

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Parphing, Kathmandu

Parphing, a small village in the Kathmandu Valley, is the location of three Buddhist pilgrimage sites of interest. First is a chapel to the Buddha Tara, which houses the venerated self-arising image of the Goddess Tara…

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