Aims of saarc 1. It promotes quality of life and economic growt5h in the region. 2. It strengthens collective self-reliance. 3. It encourages active collaboration in economic, technical and scientific fields. 4. It aims at increasing people to people contact and sharing of information among the SAARC members.
Monument of nepal-lumbiniLumbini Nepal is considered the birthplace ofBuddha and as such, is sacred to those of theBuddhist faith, as are Bodhgaya in Indiawhere Gautama Buddha achievedenlightenment and Svayambhunath andBodhnath in Kathmandu. It is as holy toBuddhists as Varanasi is to Hindus and theWestern Wall in Jerusalem is to the Jewishpeople.
Monument of nepal- swayambhu templeOne of the most well-known temples inKathmandu, the Swayambhu Temple iscurrently a place of adoration formonks, Tibetan priests, Vajrayana Buddhistsand Newar Nuns, worshipers of Swayambhu.The legend says that the hill where theSwayambhu lies was initially a magiclotus, worshiped by saints, divinities andpilgrims. Swayambhu means "self created"or "self-existent". The temple has a hugeBuddha statue, which is the mainattraction, and various other Buddhistartworks, butter lamps and wheels forprayers. About 365 stairs offer access to thetemple and the entrance features two lionstatues, a vajra (ritual object) and a statue ofLord Buddha. The temple also is known asthe Monkey Temple, because monkeys useto come around the temple after theworshipers have left the place.
Monument of nepal- boudhanath templeIn Kathmandu, the devout lightoil lamps at Boudhanath, a stupapatterned on a mandala design.Buddhists walk around thesacred monumentsclockwise, the same direction aprayer wheel spins.
Monument of nepal-talegu templeTaleju Temple is built in honor of the femaleroyal deity, Taleju Bhawani. It is only openedonce a year for the King and a few selectpriests. It was constructed in 1667 during thereign of King Shree Niwas Malla.
Monument of nepal-jagannath temple Jagannath Temple, noted for the erotic carvings on its roof struts, is the oldest structure in this part of the square. Pratap Malla claimed to have constructed the temple during his reign, but it may actually date back to 1563, during the rule of Mahendra Malla. The temple has a three-tiered platform and two storeys. There are three doors on each side of the temple, but only the centre door opens.