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  1. Nepal is a Hindu kingdom of Southern Asia, with borders with China and India.
  2. Nepal is a country sandwiched between China and India.
  3. Nepal is the pious Hindu country in the lapse of the Himalayas, which is beautiful, quiet, the birth place of Buddha and origin of Hinduism.
  4. Nepal is a country of highly diverse and rich geography, culture, and religions.
  5. Nepal was a place of happy and fulfilled people.


  1. The account that he gave in his first autobiography, accepted for several years, is that he was a Sherpa born and brought up in Khumbu in Nepal.

Clean Development Mechanism

  1. Nepal is one among the group of developing Non-Annex I countries that can host projects for the Clean Development Mechanism.

Arunachal Pradesh

  1. The eastern broadleaf forests stretch across eastern Nepal, through Sikkim and Bhutan, and through much of Arunachal Pradesh.

Sacred Places

  1. He went on a pilgrimage to all the sacred places of Buddhism in India and Nepal.
  2. He traveled to Nepal, India, China, Pakistan, Tsari, Mount Kailash, Jalandara, and Odiyana to learn and practice further at these sacred places.
  3. Kyobpa Jigten Sumgon sent many disciples to the sacred places such as Mount Kailas, Lache (near Nepal), and Tsari (near Arunachal Pradesh).


  1. Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche was born in 1946 in the village of Thami in the Solo Khumbu region of Nepal near Mount Everest.
  2. The route took him to the village of Tsum, just over the border into Nepal, and to the cave of Tibet's beloved yogi and saint, Milarepa.
  3. Thubten Zopa Rinpoche (born 1946) is a lama from Thami, a village in the Khumbu region of Nepal.


  1. The two other sites are his place of birth at Lumbini in Nepal and Kushinagar where he left his body.
  2. He was born as a royal prince in 624 BC in a place called Lumbini, which was originally in northern India but is now part of Nepal.
  3. Gautama Buddha was a spiritual teacher who was born in Lumbini, a place situated in modern Nepal.

Birth Place

  1. Nepal is the pious country in the lapse of the Himalayas, which is beautiful, quiet, the birth place of Buddha and origin of Hinduism.
  2. Birth place of Lord Buddha Lumbini is hallowed ground as Shakyamuni Buddha was born here in southern Nepal more than twenty-five hundred years ago.
  3. Gorkha: Gorkha is the birth place of King Prithvi Narayan Shah- the Great, the founder of modern Nepal.


  1. The summit of the Kangchenjunga is the highest point which falls on the border between Sikkim and Nepal.
  2. It was first climbed on May 28, 1953, when Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay of Nepal reached the summit.
  3. The highest point on Earth, with a summit at 29,035 ft (8,850 m), it lies on the border between Nepal and the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

Dalai Lama

  1. This led to the flight of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and some 80,000 Tibetans who sought refuge in India, Nepal and Bhutan.
  2. Over the 2000 Millennium he escaped to Nepal and then India, arriving in the Dalai Lama 's exile headquarters of Dharamsala on January 5, 2000.
  3. Then, Dalai Lama will free for coming & going in Lumbani (the birth place of Buddha), Nepal.

Neighbouring India

  1. When King Gyanendra of Nepal was a boy, he was sent to school in Darjeeling in neighbouring India.
  2. Following the arrival of the British Raj in neighbouring India, Sikkim allied with them against their common enemy, Nepal.


  1. On 3 June 1950, along with Maurice Herzog, he reached the summit of Annapurna I in Nepal at a height of 8,091 m (26,545 ft).


  1. Explore Himalaya - Adventure trekking in nepal and tibet, cultural trips, rafting, jungle safari, tibet tours.
  2. We have all Nepal trekking packages, tours and many more related to Himalayan activities of Nepal. (Web site)
  3. The Sherpa are an ethnic group from the most mountainous region of Nepal, high in the Himalaya.
  4. Draped along the greatest heights of the Himalaya, Nepal is where the ice-cold of the mountains meets the steamy heat of the Indian plains.

Nepali Congress

  1. The Nepali Congress accepts the Treaty made with India on the use of Mahakali River's water for it would be in the interests of Nepal and its people.

Edmund Hillary

  1. At 11:30 am on May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay of Nepal became the first human beings to conquer Mount Everest.

Tibetan Buddhists

  1. This year, Tibetan Buddhists from Nepal were notably absent during Losar.


  1. The Kumari is revered and worshipped by the country's Hindus as well as the Nepal i Buddhist s, though not the Tibet an Buddhists.
  2. Kumari, or Kumari Devi is a living Buddhist goddess in Nepal.
  3. In keeping with an old tradition, the Kumari also blesses the King of Nepal during this festival.

Small Village

  1. In the foothills of the Himalayas Lumbini is a small village in Nepal, 27 kms from Sonauli on the India – Nepal border.

Sacred Site

  1. Lumbini grove, the sacred site of Lord Buddha's birth is today a small village in Nepal, 27 km from Sonauli on the Indo-Nepal Border.


  1. In north India region and few parts of Nepal, Buddhism emerged as the religion and spread across the world.
  2. In 2005, China continued to lead the world in ginger production with a global share of almost 25% followed by India, Nepal and Indonesia.
  3. The tallest mountain in the world, Everest, 29,028 feet high, lies half in Nepal, half in China.

Retreat Centers

  1. There are about 25 Sakya monasteries, institutes and retreat centers under the guidance of His Holiness in Nepal and India.


  1. Together with the Tibetans, the Chinese managed to drive the Gurkhas across the border into Nepal.
  2. The cause for this invasion went back a few years before the Gurkhas had gained full control of Nepal.
  3. The Tripartite Agreement between the United Kingdom, India and Nepal was a treaty signed in 1947 concerning the rights of Gurkhas in military service.

Tibetan Buddhism

  1. The Vajrayana spread from northern India to Nepal, Tibet, and other Himalayan lands, and today dominates Tibetan Buddhism.
  2. The women who were ordained included Theravāda nuns from Sri Lanka and Nepal, as well as Western nuns following Tibetan Buddhism.
  3. Kathmandu, Nepal -- A monthly study session on Tibetan Buddhism and culture has been initiated in Kathmandu by Yarlung United organization.

Khyungpo Nyaljor

  1. Dissatisfied with his training in Bön and Dzogchen practices, Khyungpo Nyaljor left for Nepal where he met Acharya Sumati.
  2. Khyungpo Nyaljor traveled to Nepal where he met Acharya Sumati and received training as a translator and then traveled to India.

Sakya Clan

  1. King Shuddhodana, his father, was the king of the Sakya clan in what is now Nepal.
  2. The Bodhisatta or Buddha-to-be, was born in Lumbini (in present-day Nepal) as Siddhattha, a prince of the Sakya clan.

Siddharta Gautama

  1. Siddharta Gautama was born around the year 580 BCE in the village of Lumbini in Nepal.
  2. Buddhism originated in the southern Nepal with the teachings of Siddharta Gautama, the founder of Buddhism.
  3. It was founded in southern Nepal in the 5th and 6th centuries B.C. by Siddharta Gautama, known as the Buddha (Enlightened One).


  1. The monks fled away in thousands to Nepal, Tibet and other places outside India.
  2. At the time of writing there are 66 nuns in Nepal and about 20 in training abroad; furthermore, unlike the monks, nuns rarely disrobe.


  1. He is abbot of two nunneries in Nepal and the largest nunnery in Tibet.
  2. Rinpoche is the spiritual head of two nunneries in Nepal, as well as one of the largest nunneries in Tibet.
  3. He is the abbot of two nunneries in Nepal, and Rinpoche, and his ‘Nangchen Nuns Project’ supports over fifty-five monasteries in eastern Tibetan.

Queen Mayadevi

  1. Shakyamuni Buddha was born on 563 B. C at Lumbini, western part of Nepal, son of king Suddhodana and queen Mayadevi.
  2. Lumbini is the presumed location where the Buddha Siddhartha Gautama was born to Queen Mayadevi, in modern-day Nepal.
  3. Queen Mayadevi was born in Devadaha kingdom of ancient Nepal.

Prince Siddhartha

  1. Buddhism was founded by Gautam Buddha in the 5th century BC. Gautam Buddha was born as Prince Siddhartha in 544 BC in Lumbini in Nepal.
  2. Prince Siddhartha grew up in small kingdom in northeast India, an area which now rests in Nepal.
  3. Prince Siddhartha (later known as Gautam Buddha) was born in the year 623 B.C., in Lumbini at Kapilavatthu, (in present Nepal near Indian border).

Nepali Language

  1. Finally, we all Nepalese must realize that Nepali language is the only remaining means to protect the national unity of Nepal.
  2. Some well-known examples include the ancient language of Sanskrit, Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu, and even the Nepali language of Nepal.


  1. Such a ritual is also said to have summoned up a terrible earthquake and great panic in Nepal in earlier times, when Tibet was at war with the Nepalese.
  2. Only Nepalese and Indian nationals are permitted to pay in rupees for air passage between Nepal and India.
  3. Treaties signed between Sikkim and Nepal resulted in returning of the territory annexed by the Nepalese in 1817.

Indian Rupee

  1. The Indian rupee is also legal tender in Nepal and Bhutan, although the Nepalese rupee and Bhutanese ngultrum are not legal tender in India.
  2. The Indian rupee is also accepted in towns in Nepal which lie near the border with India.

West Bengal

  1. The language is used in parts of eastern Nepal and the neighboring Indian states of Sikkim and West Bengal (in the Darjeeling district).

Eric Shipton

  1. During 1951, a British expedition led by Eric Shipton and including Edmund Hillary, travelled into Nepal to survey a new route via the southern face.
  2. During 1951, a British led expedition led by Eric Shipton and including Edmund Hillary, travelled into Nepal to survey a new route via the southern face.
  3. The next year, he teamed with Eric Shipton, a revered English climber, to help plan a route atop Everest via Nepal after communist China had invaded Tibet.

Mahakali River

  1. The Sugauli Treaty signed by Nepal and British India in 1816, after the end of the war, locates the Mahakali River as Nepal's western boundary with India.
  2. Located on the border of India and Nepal, the Mahakali River is a torrential and voluminous river.

Western Tibet

  1. In all, there were several thousand Sakya Monasteries spreading from China and Mongolia to Western Tibet, Nepal and India.


  1. Polo was probably developed first in Skardu (Baltistan), Ladakh (northern Pakistan), the Kargil area of India, and in a few places of Tibet and Nepal.
  2. He also travelled to Ladakh, where he gave teachings at different monasteries after which he went on pilgrimage to the holy sites of India and Nepal.
  3. In the Himalayan border regions such as Ladakh, Nepal, Kinnaur and Spiti, the situation for nuns was even more dire.

Uttar Pradesh

  1. It existed in the eastern Gangetic plains in areas which is today spread over Uttar Pradesh and Bihar states of India, and parts of Nepal.
  2. Kushinagar, Kusinagar or Kusinara is a town and a nagar panchayat in Kushinagar district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, near border of Nepal.
  3. The cradle of Buddhism stretches from modern-day Nepal to two north Indian states, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.


  1. The upper catchment areas of rivers Bagmati, Budhi Gandak, Gandak and Koshi in Nepal and in Bihar (India) are flowing above the warning levels.
  2. Download high resolution version (920x312, 125 KB)Devimahatmya MS in Sanskrit on palm-leaf, Bihar or Nepal, 11th c.
  3. It is spoken in the Indian state of Bihar and in the eastern Terai region of Nepal.

Tibetan Art

  1. This sites sells tibetan art for the benefit of artists in Nepal and an orphan house in Katmandu.


  1. Vajrayana (also known as Lamaism or Tantrism) represents the remaining 6% of Buddists and is primarily found in Tibet, Nepal and Mongolia.
  2. Tantrism is very much alive in Nepal, and a great deal of Nepalese art has been inspired by its teachings.
  3. It is said that tantrism was introduced into Nepal as early as the 7 th century at the time when Vajrayana Buddhism was also introduced.


  1. Everest is known as Chomolungma in Tibet and Sagarmatha in Nepal.
  2. It is the highest elevation in the world, called Sagarmatha ("Goddess of the Sky") in Nepal and Chomolungma ("Goddess Mother of the World") in Tibet.


  1. The Pahari dialects or languages are spoken by about 17 million people in the kingdom of Nepal and in parts of N India.
  2. Hindi: This is the national language of India and spoken all over India and also in Fiji, Mauritius and some part of Nepal.
  3. The language is spoken by roughly around a million people in Nepal according to 2001 census.


  1. Bardia comprises a portion of the Terai, or lowland hills and valleys of southern Nepal.


  1. A person named Siddhartha Gautama, who was born in a place called Kapilvastu, in one of the poorest countries in the world, Nepal.

Small Kingdom

  1. In about 565 B.C. Siddhartha Gautama was born, a young Indian prince born to the ruler of a small kingdom that is now known as Nepal.
  2. Siddhartha was born in Lumbini and raised in the small kingdom or principality of Kapilvastu, both of which are in modern day Nepal.
  3. According to traditional accounts, the Buddha was born a prince named Siddhartha Gautama in a small kingdom in what is today southern Nepal.


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