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Field Work 3.

NEPAL 1998

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  • Place: Kathmandu-Valley (Nepal)
  • Time: 5th August – 24th August 1998
  • Goal: the study of Hindu-Buddhist tantric practice and the Sadhu way of life.)
  • Participants: Botond Szatmári & Emese Héjjas & Daniel Tarr 
  • Itinerary:

New Delhi
- {New Delhi - Capital of India}

· New Delhi » Bhairawa

- {» Nepal: Sunauli - border}

· Sunauli » Kathmandu

- {Crossing the Himalayas}
Kathmandu
- {Kathmandu : capital of Nepal}

· Bhaktapur

- {ancient capital - Gai Jatra festival

· Swayambhunath

- {2000 years old stupa and temple}

· Dakshinkali

- {Kali-temple : animal sacrifices}

· Goraknath 

- {cave-temple and Buddhist monastery}

· Vajra Jogini

- {temple of tantric goddess}
   

· Pashupatinath

- {the most important tantric center: burning ghats, sadhus, many temples}

· Patan

- {city of temples}

· Bodhnath

- {Bodhnath-stupa and Buddhist monasteries}

· Kopan

- {Buddhist University}

· Gokarna

- {Mahadev temple - important shaiva 'center'}

· Budhanilkantha

- {The "Sleeping Vishnu"}

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Hindu Temples in Nepal

I have visited the following 116 holy temples - if you do, you will understand the significance:

Kathmandu temples

  • Taleju
  • Mahendreshwar
  • Mahavishnu
  • Kotilingeshwar Mahadev
  • Krishna
  • Saraswati
  • Stone Vishnu
  • Jagannath
  • Delugateju
  • Kakeshwar
  • Bhagawati
  • Shiva-Parvati
  • Narayan
  • Maju Deval
  • Lakshmi Narayan
  • Trailokya Mohan Narayan
  • Kasthamandap
  • Shiva
  • Kabindrapur
  • Khumari Chowk
  • Tana Deval
  • Akash Bhairab
  • Indra Chowk
  • Sweta Machhendranath
  • Lunchun Lunbun Ajima
  • Jana Bahal
  • Kesh Chandra Bahal
  • Nara Devi
  • Yatkha Bahal
  • Bhimsen
  • Jaisi Deval
  • Ram Chandra Mandir
  • Machendranath
  • Shikhara
  • Takan Bahal
  • Rani Pokhari
  • Annapurna
  • Narayan
  • Ganesh Mandir
  • Ikha Narayan
  • Nateshwar
  • Vishnumati Shiva
Bhaktapur temples
  • Shiva-Parvati
  • "Erotic Elephants"
  • Shiva
  • Rameshwar
  • Bhadri
  • Khrishna
  • Paramshiva
  • Pashupatinath
  • Vatsala Durga
  • Chayasilin Mandapa
  • Siddhi Lakshmi
  • Vatsala
  • Fasidega
  • Tadhunchen Bahal
  • Nyatapola
  • Bhairabnath
  • Jagganath
  • Shiva
  • Til Mahadev Narayan
  • Vishnu
  • Mahalakshmi
  • Shikhara
  • Bhimsen
  • Narayan
  • Dattatraya
  • Wakupati Narayan
  • Bhagawati
  • Ganesh
  • Jeth Ganesh
  • Jyotirlingeshwar
  • Jaya Vahari
Goraknath temples
  • Tara
  • Vajra Yogini

Pashupatinath temples

  • Pashupatinath
  • Rajrajeshwari
  • Ram
  • Goraknath
  • Ghuyeshwari
  • Vishwarup
Patan temples
  • Rato Machhendranath
  • Minanath
  • Bishwakarma
  • Chyasim Deval
  • Bhai Dega
  • Hari Shankar
  • Taleju
  • Degutalle
  • Mani Keshwar Chowk
  • Vishnu
  • Jagannarayan
  • Krishna Mandir
  • Mani Mandap
  • Vishwanath
  • Bhimsen
  • Ganesh
  • Uma Maheswar
  • Rada Krishna
  • Kwa bahal
  • Kumbeshwar
  • Uma Maheswari
  • Mahabouddha
  • Vishnu Narayan in Budhanilkantha
  • Gokarna Mahadev
   
I have also studied Hindu religious behavior in more than 50 Hindu temples in North-India. Interested? » Check it out...
I have also visited more than a 40 Buddhist monasteries in Western-Tibet. Interested? » Check it out...

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Kathmandu overview
Durbar Square
Durbar Square
Durbar Square
Durbar Square
Akash Bhairab Temple - Indra Chowk
Tantric sculpture
Swayambhunath
Temple Guard
Dorje
Monk initiation
Kumari Bahal
Swayambhunath
Swayambhunath
Prayer Wheels - Swayambhunath
Buddha Statute - Swayambhunath
Boudnath Stupa
Boudnath Stupa
Nagarkot - Changu Narayan Temple
Bhaktapur - Nyatapola Temple
Sadhu - Durbar Square
Chariot - Rato Machendranath Festival
Pashupatinath - Shiva Lingam
Kumari Bahal
Pepper Drying - Patan
Bhaktapur
Budhanilkantha - Sleeping Vishnu
Budhanilkantha - Sleeping Vishnu
Pashupatinath - Burning Ghats
Sadhus - Pashupatinath

These photographs are by Willem Proos © You could purchuse them at: World2C - Travel Pictures Gallery

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