Budhanilkantha

Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu

Budhanilkantha
4.5
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Sneha Prakash M
Bengaluru, India32 contributions
May 2022
Located on the outskirts of Katmandu city, this place is also known as Jal Narayan. The temple hosts Lord Vishnu in the sleeping posture inside a pond. The uniqueness of the statue is that Vishnu is resting on his back on the serpant Adishesha rather than on his palm and sleeping side ways. The place has a special aura and is very calm and peaceful.
Written 23 May 2022
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Isabella S
Kathmandu, Nepal46 contributions
Feb. 2022 • Solo
It’s kinda nice there. I was there while on my way to the hills and was there again at the evening on my way back. The place and surrounding area looked quite charming with all the lights. There’s a evening bazaar too I think.
Written 6 February 2022
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stroller
Bangkok, Thailand19 contributions
Feb. 2021 • Family
A must visit for Lord Vishnu devotees which encompasses Hindus and Buddhists. The name might not directly related to Lord Vishnu or Lord Narayana , but the image is definitely Lord Vishnu.
Written 29 January 2022
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Rahul G
Jodhpur, India214 contributions
Oct. 2020
amazing temple. Vishnu ji lying on an invisible sheshnaag. very clean. all the pundits are young boys. a must visit place for hindus.
Written 31 December 2020
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Sivakumar V
Bengaluru, India1,509 contributions
Aug. 2019
About 10 km form the capital city of Kathmandu, the temple of Budhanilkanta temple can be found. There is nothing connected to Bhudhism here. Bhudha Nilkanta is said to mean the Old Bluethroated God. Again another confustion in the name. Usually the name Nilkanta is attributed to Lord Shiva - but is a temple of Lord Vishnu.
Nevertheless the Budhists also visit temple to offer prayers here. And the Saivaits claim that claim a reclining image of Shiva can be seen under the waters of the lake during the annual Shiva festival there in August.
These apart, the temple a beautiful one attracting thousands of pilgrims round the year. The 5m reclining Vishnu on the Athisesha in a pool of more than 10m is a great awesome site. People can offer worship from the padam side .
A must visit in Nepal.
Written 10 June 2020
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Kamal (Singh) Thapa
6 contributions
Dec. 2019 • Business
Jai narayana, jai budhanilakatha , jai bishnunath
One of the peace place to hangout. and great views of scenarios
Written 18 March 2020
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Vince E
Donnybrook, Australia8 contributions
Feb. 2020
A very interesting open air temple containing the carved stone figure of the sleeping Lord Vishnu. It is a very large stone carving in a deep pool and the Lord Vishnu is revered by thousands of visiting Hindus each year
Written 12 February 2020
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Leanne D
11 contributions
Dec. 2019
just off the location but very good for the all hindus. environment was so good and Shivapuri jungle is incredible
Written 19 January 2020
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BholaBanstola
47 contributions
Jul. 2019
There is nothing on the surface of this earth that humans created better and perfect that this stone statue of Jalasayana Vishnu or Narayana. If you want to be entranced or transported, please be there at 07:15 AM. If you miss this you did not see Nepal.
Written 15 January 2020
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heartinnature
Singapore, Singapore103 contributions
Jun. 2019
Please be sure to go to the right side of the fence and see the reflection of the statue in the water. It is amazing that the top part of the statue is reflected in the water.
Written 18 December 2019
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