Gompa around Bodnath

Nepal from different visits

Among Wolfgang's albums



  • Shiva and Parvati looking out the window

    The long low building on the northern side of Durbar Square contains a shrine to Shiva and Parvati, figures of whom can be seen gazing down from an upper window posed like a normal couple. One of the most photographed subjects in Nepal by foreign visitors…

  • A new image of Kathmandu

    The roads and lanes are full and overloaded with hundreds shields, signs and transparents (not the best development in Kathmandu)

  • Kal Bhairab statue gets renovation

    Kal Bhairab is the god of destruction. This Kal bhairab statue is located at the center of the Kathmandu Durbar Square (old palace premises). This is one of the widely photographed statues in Kathmandu, no wonder there are so many pics of it in Trekearth…


  • Kathmandu skyline with Bhimsen tower

    Bhimsen Tower, also known as Dharahara-Tower, was a nine storey (50.2m) tall tower at the center of Kathmandu. It was built in 1832 AD by the then Prime Minister Bhimsen Thapa of Nepal under the orders of Queen Lalit Tripura Sundari. The tower had a spira…

  • Taleju temple in Kathmandu

    Durbar Square is dominated by the temple of Taleju, highest and largest of all the valley. The goddess Taleju, a manifestation of Durga, to which they offered bloody sacrifices, was the guardian divinity of the Malla sovereigns.

  • Guards at the Uma Maheshwor Temple in Kirtipur

    The triple-roofed Uma Maheshwar Temple, or Hindu Kvat, is another famous temple of Kirtipur. It is also known as Bhavani Shankar Temple. Already situated at the highest point of the town, its dominant position is accentuated still further by a tall steppe…


  • Bagh Bhairav Temple in Kirtipur

    Is dedicated to God Bhairav in the form of a tiger. This god is regarded as the guardian of Kirtipur and the locals call it Ajudeu, a grandfather god. This temple was constructed between 1099AD-1126AD by Shiva Deva. The temple lies at the height of 1405m…

  • Three Sadhus for photo shooting

    This colorful three Sadhu men I have met already many times, first in 1981, always the same representatives for tourist photographers asking for a good donation (how much comission the local officers and police get from the donation I could not figure out…

  • Kathmandu scene



  • A comon scene in Pashupatinath


  • The door into Mani Keshar Chowk in Patan


  • Women give their donation lamps

    In front of the Hiranya Varna Mahaa Vihar tempel


  • Girl with her goat in Bungmati


  • Bungmati downtown

    A picture of streetlife in Bungamati, a small village in Kathmandu valley.

  • Chatting on the roof



  • Two lovely kids


  • Bungmati village

    The village also houses the Newari Cultural Museum that showcase local traditions. We came here and enjoyed what is a traditional, almost untouched Newari town.

  • Khokana village

    View from our walking tour from Bungmati to Khokana. The Newari who live here eek out a simple living off the land. Much of their daily activities take place outside of their dwellings and they really do seem to embrace nature. Thus, as you make your way…


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