Gosainkunda, the Holy Lake of Nepal

Gosainkunda Lake is considered as one of the holy and most sacred lake located in Langtang National park of Rasuwa district with an altitude of 4380 meters. This lake is the religious place for Hindus as there is a belief that Lord Shiva was the creator of this lake.

When lord Shiva Swallowed poison that came out from the ocean while the god and demons were tossing, his throat started to burn and was wounded. He then stabbed his Trishul in the mountain for water to cool his wounded throat. This way Gosaikunda Lake was formed. The holy book like Bhagvat Puran, Vishnu Puran, Ramayana, and Mahabharata which are known as Samudra Manthan has the relation with Gosainkunda origin.
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Most of the Hindus especially from Nepal and India visit this place on the occasion of Janai Purnima and Gaijatra. It is believed that taking bath in this holy lake will save from worldly worries, troubles and also receive religious benefits. The surroundings of this lake are beautiful and scenic. About 108 other small Lakes are found in this area. Among all of them, some of the popular lakes are Dudh Kunda, Jageshwar Kunda, Saraswati Kunda, Bhairab Kunda, Surya Kunda, Nag Kunda and Ganesh Kunda. It is believed that the Great National Hero Amar Singh Thapa went to Gosainkunda to lead the life of Hermit and passed away there.

Gosainkunda Lake has a great importance in the religious aspects. Traveling in such beautiful and religious place by feeling the nature and learning about the history and origin of the lake can be the fun and memorable experience. If you are planning to visit the Holy lake Gosainkunda than join our team of expert who will help you with the trek as well as give you the brief knowledge about the origin of Gosainkunda Lake. We assure you with the best guide from around the town and make your  Gosainkunda Lake Trek  a trip for life time.

 

 

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Puru's vast knowledge and boundless enthusiasm in the Tourism field has enabled him to create such a successful trekking profile. He has successfully accomplished numerous Trekking and Mountaineering training courses. He explores different parts of the country, and enjoys introducing new routes to the clients who travel with his team. He runs a leading Trekking Agency in Nepal and frequently shares his experiences and thoughts here in the blog.
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