Right in Front of the Shrine Muktinath there are 2 Kundas (Water ponds). The Kundas are mainly used for holy dip and is has belief to hold the super power to wash away all the sins and the negative karma and the outcome of Janama /lifespan.
This is a popular monastery with Tibetan origin and is bestowed with supernatural power. Legends and Mythological inscriptions has it that the Syandol Lama, a monk from Tibet founded this monastery. This was actually used for the hostel for monks/lama . Earlier it was ruined and now restored by the community off Khinga and Jharkot later restored it. The popular dies ties of the monastries are Sakyamuni, Chingresig and Guru Rimpoche. The monastery is located on the left side of the entrance gate of Muktinath temple complex, and holds a special spiritual value .
Jwala Mai Temple:-
Below the shrine of Muktinath Temple You would find a Tibet pattern Jwala Mai Temple. This Temple is popular for the water that it issues from a rock inside it. Inside this Temple behind a tattered curtain, exist a natural gas jest that produce Continuously burning flame, the Jwala Mai temple has a spring and there are three eternal flames "Holy flame from soil", “Holy flame from rock” and “Holy flame from water” fed by natural gas. Apparantly two flames are continuously burning. The Hindus has a belief that this fire was lit as an offering made by Brahma himself, (the creator) as he set water on fire.
Hindu Saint known with the name of Lord Shri Swaminarayan is linked with the Temple of Muktinath. Also called as a Satguru of Sabij Yoga, towards the end of the 18th century he practiced severe penance in Muktinath for two and a half months and attained the proficiency in Nishkamvrat. In 2003 his disciples funded the new wall around Muktinath and raised a small monument for him at Muktinath.
The most popular and sought after thing is Shaligram known as Sukusm Vishnu . During the pilgrimage we pass by the River kali Gandaki from where one can collect fossils of the Jurassic age. These fossils are also available in various sizes from the local Shops. Shaligram, a black colour stone fossil is considered sacred and is kept in pooja (prayer) room in the house / temple . This is actually the symbol of Lord Vishnu. The stone has its importance and place in the Puranas as Krishnagandaki (Black Gandaki) & as well as Chakranadi, and worshipped as one of the holiest rivers, Krishnagandaki comprise of seven Gandaki rivers supposed to come from cheek (Gandasthal) of Lord Vishnu.
The Muktinath has historical importance and places Putak, Chhyokhar, Purang Jharkot, Jhong, and Khinga. There exist several monasteries and Gompa around the Muktinath temple.
Ranipauwa (Lit.Queen pilgrims hostel the name of Subarna Prabha Devi) is the contemporary settlement village founded by people of Purang. So, when we plan to visit the holy location and reach the ultimate destination - The Pilgrimage journey made to this holy Muktinath, holy dip in the Kunda and bath beneath of 108 waterspouts "Muktidhara" is believed to bring about salvation (Moksha) and the aim to fulfil the human thirst to achieve Moksha.
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