Muktinath Temple is located at 3800 meter Himalaya above the Kali River bank salagram valley. The Muktinath Temple tour is one of most sacred pilgrimage destination in the Himalayas.
The famous temple of Lord Muktinath lies in the district of Mustang and is situated about 18 kms northeast of Jomsom in the north central part of Nepal. The temple is named after highly referred Muktinath shrine the valley is one of religious place in Nepal for both Hindus and Buddhist.
The holy shrine is also known as Muktichhetra (Place of salvation) & Salagrams by Hindus. It is one of the four religious sites. Many Salagrams found here are considered by Hindu as incarnation of lord Vishnu and worship them. According to Hindu belief Lord Vishnu turned into Salagrams because of Brinda’s Curse. Hindu believes that lord Vishnu got salvation from curse of Brinda (wife of Jalandhar) here. Therefore he is worshiped as Muktinath (Lit. the lord of salvation).
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