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Sankhu Vajrayogini Excursions

Sankhu Vajrayogini Excursions is the most religious tour. Before your trip to Sankhu and Vajrayogini Plan Holidays transfer you to Boudhanath Stupa which is one of the largest stupa of the World, dedicated to Mahayana Tibetan Buddhist Thoughts. It is 5th century monument. There are hundreds of pilgrims in the evening to circumfluence the stupa. After then you will be drive towards to Sankhu which is the ancient Newar town located in the north-eastern corner of Kathmandu Valley in about 17 km from the capital city Kathmandu. It is also called Shanakharapur as the old town looks like conch shell(Sankha). It is one authentic settlement of old heritages and monuments and hold distinct identity because of the cultural practices and belief. Then drive to the famous temple of Bajrayogini is situated on the middle of the hill which is the major attraction on Sakhu and its importance is very high to the people. The residents of Sakhu are credited for maintaining their traditional ways of life and the rich culture they have inherited. People worship and participate in several occasions by performing ceremonies and rituals like fasting, meditating or bathing.

Sankhu Vajrayogini Excursions

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The main tiered temple dedicated to the tantric goddess Vajrayogini, is surrounded by several monuments and freestanding statues. Visit Vajrayogini Temple is 2 km far from Old Shankhu. Bajrayogini Temple, a tantric temple was built by King Pratap Malla in 16th century. It also famous for a Bodhi sattvas temple.The Bajrayogini is hindu goddess of wisdom of which Ugra Tara is the Buddhist equivalent. So the temple is sacred to both Hindus & Buddhist. The mythology tells interesting story about how the Temple site was chosen to build Bajrayogini temple. As you leave the village, an interesting collection of lingam shrines (one-half destroyed by a tree) and finely crafted statues of Ganesh, Vishnu and Hanuman will show you are on the right path. There used to be a fork of a rock, that spouted fire, later it produced 5 colored flame. So the volcanic goddess ordered to make the temple saying the first priest gets enlightened as gift from her. So it is believed by only visiting this temple one can get the higher level of spirituality. The Sankhu Vajrayogini is the eldest of the four sister Yoginis of the Kathmandu Valley. Sankhu Khamdga Yogini, Guhyeshvari, Phamthing Yogini and Vidyeshvari.

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Visit Boudhanath Stupa, Shankhu Village & Vajrayogini Temple. Our guide will pick up you at your hotel around 8 am and drive to Boudhanath Stupa. Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupa of the World, dedicated to Mahayana Tibetan Buddhist Thoughts. It is 5th century monument. There is hundreds of pilgrims in the evening to circumfluence the stupa.

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Sankhu is 11 km far from Boudha .It is also called Shanakharapur as the old town looks like conch shell(Sankha). It is one authentic settlement of old heritages and monuments and hold distinct identity because of the cultural practices and belief. Then drive to the famous temple of Bajrayogini is situated on the middle of the hill which is the major attraction on Sakhu and its importance is very high to the people. People worship and participate in several occasions by performing ceremonies and rituals like fasting, meditating or bathing. The main tiered temple dedicated to the tantric goddess Vajrayogini, is surrounded by several monuments and freestanding statues.

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Visit Vajrayogini Temple is 2 km far from Old Shankhu. Bajrayogini Temple, a tantric temple was built by King Pratap Malla in 16th century. It also famous for a Bodhi sattvas temple.The Bajrayogini is hindu goddess of wisdom of which Ugra Tara is the Buddhist equivalent. So the temple is sacred to both Hindus & Buddhist. The mythology tells interesting story about how the Temple site was chosen to build Bajrayogini temple. There used to be a fork of a rock, that spouted fire, later it produced 5 colored flame. So the volcanic goddess ordered to make the temple saying the first priest gets enlightened as gift from her. So it is believed by only visiting this temple one can get the higher level of spirituality.

Tour Package Includes:

  • Tour Entrances fees of the monuments
  • Professional local English speaking Tour Guide of Kathmandu city.
  • All transfer and sightseeing tour by private deluxe Car / Coach with Air condition

Tour Package Excludes:

  • Travel& Health insurance
  • Any meals (Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner)
  • Special Drinks
  • Cost of personal nature such as laundry, telephone, Tips etc.