Q) Answer following questions in about 100 words.
Q1) What makes
Kathmandu a different city in the country? Discuss about
its religious importance and a centre of tourism?
Kathmandu is beautiful,
simple and religious city. It is important both as a religious place and a
centre of tourism. It has narrow and busy streets with small shrines with
flower adorned deities. One can see the streets hawkers of post cards, shop
selling. western cosmetics, film rolls and chocolate or copper utensils and
Nepalese antiques. Film song blare out from radios, car horn sounds, bicycle
bells ring, stray cows low, vendors
shout out theirs wares. There is Pashupatinath temple meant only for Hindus.
Around this temple there is atmosphere chaos. On the other hand the Buddhist
Shrine- Baudhnath Stupa is a place of
serenity.. All these things make it the attraction point of tourists.
Q2) Compare and contrast the atmosphere in and around Baudhnath shrine with the Pashupatinath temple?
Ans2) Both temples Pashupatinath temple and Baudhnath Stupa are situated in Kathmandhu. Pashupatinath temple is a holy place of Hindus. It is always crowded. The worshippers come in large numbers to pray and worship the deity on the outer edge. One has to face elbowing and jostling. It has white dome. It is ringed by a road. There are many small shops selling belts, bags, Tibetan prints and silver jewelry. The Great throng of public makes it the special place on earth. On the other hand Baudhnath Stupa is very calm place. It is one of the important shrines of the Buddhists. The place presents a serene atmosphere.