Muktinath Temple is a temple of Vishnu which is nested in the lap of Thorang La Pass Mountain at the height of 3800 Meters from Sea level. Muktinath Temple is visited by thousands of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage yearly, which makes Muktinath Tour Packages most popular among pilgrimage. According to Hindu mythology, Muktinath Temple is a Mukti Kshetra which means people who visit this temple get Peace of liberation.
Muktinath Temple is also considered one of 4 Dham in Nepal. And for Buddhists, Muktinath another name is Chumig Gyatsa, which in Tibetan means “Hundred Waters”. There are 108 taps in the temple premises, it is believed that taking bath in these taps helps to wash sins done in past. Besides taps, there are 2 ponds in front of the temple.
Among the five most holy sites dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the four – Badrinath (north ), Jagannath Puri (east), Ramaeshvararn (south), and Davaraka (west) lies in four cardinal directions of India, and the fifth site Muktinath (north-east ) is situated in the central part of the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal, near Tibet. These five holy centers radiate the light of bestowing wisdom and relief from transmigration. Muktinath (Mukti = salvation, Nath = god) acknowledged with Shalagrama, Kali Gandaki.