Get the deeper insight of Tantric, Buddhist and Vedic cultural life, visit local artisans and smiths to watch them crafting metal and wooden handicrafts.
Most of the writers after being familiar with Nepalese society gave common views as in the dictum “Every other building in the valley is temple and every other day is festival.” What appeared to them as festival is the native people’s day to day activities and artistically bedecked medieval edifices embedded with various pantheons. Infact ethnic groups were stratified into various occupational groups, which lead to specialization in the task particular group or caste was following. However Nepal being closed until 1950, the art was never industrialized and was very less influenced by modern techniques.
This special package intends to guide you through these ancient way of life, medicinal practices (Ayurveda), art and architecture (Vastushastra) and more..
Day 01: Arrive to Kathmandu / Transfer to Hotel / Familiarization walk
Day 02: Day to observe Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal, Tibetan Refugees and skilled occupation they have been pursuing. The art of Thanka painting, carpet weaving and sculpting various Buddhist curios mark the particular area of Kathmandu as a “Little Tibet”. The area renowned as Boudha has more than 45 monasteries with in its small premises. We will also visit one of the monasteries to observe monastic life.
Day 03: Today’s tour will be focused on religious tolerance or amalgamation of Hinduism and Buddhism in the Valley. The two streams developed in prehistoric time had Kathmandu as a confluence in the medieval age, which is specially depicted in the struts, tympanums and entrances flanked by guardian deities. Our expert will segregate each and every figure’s root in Hinduism and Buddhism, the legend behind it and their integrations.
Day 04: On the day we will shed light on ancient architecture of Stupas, temples and city planning. The ancient of architecture was so well developed that they were resistant to natural catastrophes. Pulsing through the streets of kathmandu you can’t imagine once these cities were were planned based on the ancient knowledge of 'Vastushastra' (the material science). Vastushastra is a knowledge of human's well being, which can only be achived when we are in harmony with nature and universal flow of energy.
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