Muktinath Temple in Mustang district. (File Photo)
MUSTANG: The Muktinath Temple, a holy place of pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists in Mustang, has been opened from Sunday.
A meeting of the COVID-19 Crisis Management Center and the Security Committee held at the District Administration Office, Mustang on September 21 had decided to open the Muktinath Temple.
The temple had remained closed since last April.
Chief District Officer Srinath Poudel, who is also the chairperson of the Muktinath Development Committee, shared that worshipping at the Muktinath temple has been opened for the pilgrims and devotees from outside the district.
Muktinath is located at an altitude of 3,710 meters above sea level.