About Swayambhunath

Swayambhunath is an atop a hill in the Valley, west of Kathmandu city. The name for the site means ‘Sublime Trees’, for the many varieties of trees found on the hill. Also known as the “” among visitors from abroad, Swayambhunath sits atop its hill, overlooking most parts of the valley

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Buddhist Stupas in Nepal – The relics of the Buddha

in Nepal date back to the Licchavi period. is one of the oldest known buildings in the country and was likely built in the 5th century. It was built in Swayambhu, Kathmandu, where the land was declared as sacred to Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha), by the 3rd Emperor of the Maurya Dynasty Ashoka the Great in the 3rd century BCE. According to the legends, the stupa came out of a sacred lotus at the centre .

The Sheshnaryan Temple & Rigzin Drubte Ghatshal Monastery

In the same complex, close to the the Sheshnarayan is the oldest in , Rigzin Drubte Ghatshal Monastery. It is a great example of and cultural pluralism in . A , a and a prophetic vision Lord is one of the principal deities of . He is part of the holy that consists of three , the creator, , the god of destruction and Vishnu who is responsible .

The Stupas of Kathmandu valley – History & splendor

The of valley are unique in their and cultural relevance. They are a feat of intricate craftsmanship and artistry. From the domes, to the pillar bearing an umbrella to the beautiful doorways and the eyes (painted on most in ) all portray exemplary . Stupas not only remind us of the splendor of the and architecture of the past, they also have great and spiritual significance in .

Explaining Dipamkara Buddha

Dipamkara is known as the of the Previous Age, or the age prior to the of the historical Buddha who lived during the sixth century BCE. Dipamkara is often remembered as the buddha who predicted Shakyamuni’s future . The Viability of the Dipamkara Buddha In this portion, we are going to grab about the viability of the Dipamkara Buddha. After that, we will present the short etymological description of the Dipamkara Buddha itself. Etymology of .
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Depicting 5 Forms of Manjushri Thangka

Wutaishan Mountain in is considered special for the deity/. According to oral and Chinese literature, it was who first talked about the five different of . 5 forms of are represented on each of the five peaks: central and four directions. The Five Manjushri forms are not depicted in a consistent manner. There are many iconographic differences appearing between the various be they central figures or .
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11 Monasteries around Kathmandu Valley

There are many , , and around valley some of them are listed below: Kopan MonasterySwayambhunath StupaThrangu Tashi Choling MonasteryShechen MonasteryNamobuddha monasterySeto GumbaBouddhanath MonasteryCharumati StupaSeto Machhendranath TempleTharlam MonasteryShree Ghah Gumba Kopan Monastery is located in Kathmandu . Kopan Monastery is a  monastery near . In this monastery, the ceremony is held with or in an auspicious day and the and are purified with perfume and incense. The will .
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Swayambhunath Stupa

is an atop a hill in the Valley, west of Kathmandu city. Swambhunath is also called the "". it the most among pilgrimage sites. Swayambhunath  is a religious site for both Buddhists and . Located at the center of Kathmandu, the stupa is situated atop a hill at 1,336 meters above the sea level and is 77 meters from the . You must climb 365 steps .

Manjushree, the God and the temples

- " of Divine "  whose confers mastery of the , retentive memory, mental perfection, and eloquence. He is one of the of Bodhistawas and symbolizes the wisdom. Manjushree is considered as the founder of Nepalese civilization and the creator of Valley. According to the tradition, he was a Chinese Saint. His intuition told him of the blue flame (symbolizing Adibuddha or Swayamnhu) on a in the big lake of . His purpose to .
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Adi Buddha – The origin of Buddha

The that neither has beginning or ending is Adi Buddha. He is considered to be the original Buddha. He has infinite existence, self-created and representing himself in a blue flame emitting out of a . The great of Valley, is devoted as an Adi Buddha. The concept of Adi Buddha was first acknowledged by the Yana group of section that belongs to the branch of . The .