Nepal is known as land of Buddhism because of Lord Buddha in here in Lumbini, southern of Nepal. Nepl provide homage to many renowned stupa, monument and monastery. Nepal is an also a center for Buddhist teachers of Indian and Tibetan. Founder of Buddhsim is Lord Buddha, also known as Siddhartha Gautam and Shakyamuni Buddha.
The ancient stupas of Swayambhu and Bodhnath are most sacred place of Nepal. Nepal has type of Buddhism traditions as Theravada, Mahayana and Vajrayana.
The Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism is famous in northern Nepal having over 3000 monasteries. Newar Vajrayana Buddhism is a widespread in Kathmandu Valley. Most of the Theravada monasteries are situated in Kathmandu Valley.
The Great Stupa of Svayambhunath means self created and self-existent Buddha and is situated on at a hill to the west of Kathmandu. This stups described the story of fundamental Buddha’s enlightenment and the spread of Buddhism in Nepal. It is ponder as powerful shrine in the Himalayas.
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