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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Rahul G
Jodhpur, India210 contributions
hail lord vishnu
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 December 31, 2020
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Sivakumar V
Bengaluru, India1,464 contributions
Jal Sayana Narayana Temple
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 June 10, 2020
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Kamal (Singh) Thapa
6 contributions
Jai narayana
Dec 2019 • Business
Jai narayana, jai budhanilakatha , jai bishnunath
One of the peace place to hangout. and great views of scenarios
Written March 18, 2020
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Vince E
Donnybrook, Australia8 contributions
The Sleeping Vishnu Temple
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 February 12, 2020
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Leanne D
11 contributions
sleeping god
Dec 2019
just off the location but very good for the all hindus. environment was so good and Shivapuri jungle is incredible
Written January 19, 2020
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BholaBanstola
47 contributions
'Divine Presence on Earth'
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 January 15, 2020
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heartinnature
Singapore, Singapore102 contributions
Blessed darshan
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 December 18, 2019
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bojfilzagreb
Zagreb, Croatia917 contributions
Must see
Nov 2019
Budhaneelkantha showing Lord Vishnu sleeping on a coiled snake in the middle of the ocean. It is half an hour drive from city centre. Though only Hindu’s are allowed to pass through the arch to get a closer look, for non Hindu’s the view from the surrounding enclosure is fairly sufficient. This place is not touristy but it worth a visit. we were there during the ceremony and it was beautiful. A lot of people, crowded, but beautiful. A true experience
Written November 16, 2019
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bakul_shroff
Vadodara, India268 contributions
Wonderful eperience
Oct 2019
We reached late in the evening in time for Aarti and the atmosphere was very serene. The seven-century old idol of Vishnu which is 7 meters long carved from a single stone looks very reverential. Must visir place.
Written November 6, 2019
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Vijay
Bengaluru, India317 contributions
Vishnu floatiing on water
Jun 2019
amazing architecture of Vishnu floating on water, it is well kept and there will be crowd for you to go in and see, but you can see from all angles and the place is always crowded
Written November 4, 2019
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