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A miracle

The history of Buddha Nilkantha is quit interesting and and awesome.... Its really spiritual... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
aryansk367
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Sleeping lord Vishu

We go here very frequently to seek the blessings of all the God's. Lord Vishnu is in sleeping... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Ashima T
,
Jammu and Kashmir, India
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

The history of Buddha Nilkantha is quit interesting and and awesome.... Its really spiritual feeling and relaxation once you visit. Remember visit with couple and feel anything with mind you realize it in life....

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Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

We go here very frequently to seek the blessings of all the God's. Lord Vishnu is in sleeping position in water. So many pigeons can be seen around. People come and feed them.

Thank Ashima T
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

It is a unique temple with a large statue of Vishnu sleeping on a bed of snakes in the middle of a lake.

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Reviewed February 12, 2017

The road to Budhanilkantha is torn up and muddy, like most roads in Kahmandu, where the government, or various branches of it seem to be always building, tearing up and rebuilding roads. in this case it is to lay water pipes to carry much needed...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2017

Budha Nilakantha literally means the 'blue-throated deity' who has absorbed all the pains and sufferings of the world. On the other hand it is Lord Vishnu as Narayana sleeping in the Cosmic Ocean on a couch of Nagas and dreaming the future of the world....More

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Reviewed January 3, 2017

Though it is known as Nilakantha (reference to Shiva) the temple deity is Vishnu. Also known as Jal narayan, the idol which is made of stone immersed in water in a small pond. It is a bit far away from the city centre but worth...More

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Reviewed December 2, 2016

Great temple with amazing views of the hills. Slightly far from city though absolutely worth a visit.

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Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful place to visit. Huge statue of Lord Vishnu is sleeping in water. So many people throng this place to seek his blessings.

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Reviewed October 21, 2016

I went here with my wife. The place is very beautiful. At the entrance you take the flowers to worship the God. The when you enter there is a small temple. The you reach to a gate there is Lord Vishnu in lying position in...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We went here on Saturday to seek the blessing of Lord Vishnu. Its 20 mins drive from Thamel. It's a very beautiful temple with so many God's inside it. There is pond where Lord Vishnu is in sleeping position and people throng up to seek...More

Thank Ashima T
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