Videos tagged with "temples"
Pattern : Nepal and India [03:18]
This is a collection of images from around Bhaktapur, Nepal, and Gujarat and West Bengal in India. There are glimpses into the everyday, temples, street life, markets, architecture, historic sites. Hope you enjoy it. ARTISTS IN COMMUNITY international inspire and educate communities, individuals and leaders to be creative in and through art-making. We are an arts organization established by three artists, each with our own practice and deep understanding of the creative process.. We are based in Australia and have worked across Australasia, Asia and Europe. We provide enthusiastic programs and projects that are inclusive, challenging, dynamic and joyous. Our work is contemporary art-based with international flavours - inspired by our roamings and backgrounds. Our committed and practical approach to making and participating in art has been successful in teaching skills, as well as nurturing the imagination, developing self-confidence and community wellbeing,
Kathmandu Durbar Square - Nepal [03:05]
The Durbar square is surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. The royal palace was originally situated at Dattaraya square and was only later moved to the Durbar square location. The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah kings who ruled over the city. Along with these palaces, the square also surrounds quadrangles revealing courtyards and temples. The square is presently known as Hanuman Dhoka, a name derived from the statue of Hanuman, the monkey devotee of Lord Ram, near the entrance of the palace. The preference for the construction of royal palaces at this site dates back to as early as the Licchavi period in the third century. Even though the present palaces and temples have undergone repeated and extensive renovations and nothing physical remains from that period, names like Gunapo and Gupo, which are the names referred to the palaces in the square in early scriptures, imply that the palaces were built by Gunakamadev, a king ruling late in the tenth century. When Kathmandu City became independent under the rule of King Ratna Malla (1484--1520) the palaces in the square became the royal palaces for its Malla kings. h. Some of the parts of the square like the Hatti Chok near the Kumari Bahal in the Southern section of the square were removed during restoration after the devastating earthquake in 1934. While building the New Road, the Southeastern part ...
Nepal & the Mystical Himalayas Travel [01:05]
Click this link to view the full video: bit.ly On the Nepal & the Mystical Himalayas trip with Overseas Adventure Travel, see travelers hike Annapurna paths and visit Tomejhong Village. Traveling from Kathmandu to the Himalayas, you can: • Ride an elephant in Royal Chitwan National Park • Raft down the Seti River • Tour Buddhist and Hindu temples in Kathmandu • Trek through Pokhara Valley
Nepal Bhaktapur [08:26]
Bhaktapur was capital city of Nepal and still as well as preserved ancient city - excellent temples, historical monuments , beautiful windows. Bhaktapur is a World Heritage site.
Nepal Pashupatinath and Dakshinkali Temples [04:01]
1. Pashupatinath is Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva called Pashupati (Lord of Animals). The Temple stands on the Bagmati River which has highly sacred properties. This is the main cremation site in the Kathmandu Valley. 2. Dakshinkali Temple is dedicated to the most popular goddess Kali to whom animals are sacrificed.It is one of the most popular worship places in Great Kathmandu. Kali is consider as a protector of the valley.