Muktinath is abode of Lord Vishnu and Place of Shalagrama. Mukti means Salvation or Nirvana and Nath mean God or Master. Mukti Holds grate significance for all spiritual people in the South Asian sub continent. Muktinath (the provider of salvation) has been one such holy site, where thousands of devotees flock for attaining the much sought after moksha (Freedom) from the cycle of birth and rebirth. It is an ardent wish or a dream if you may say, of every Hindu to get Mukti-Nirvana from this cycle taking births over and over again.
Hindus call it Mukthi Kshetra (The Salvation Valley) while Buddhist called it the Valley of Chumming Gyatsa and believes that Guru Padmasambhara, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism meditated here on his way to Manasarovar Kailash Yatra (Tibet).
It is believed that one should visit this temple after completing pilgrimage of four special religious sites, Chardham Yatra of India; Muktinath must be visited once…