Halesi trek is one of the popular, religious and touristic place which situated at the eastern part of Nepal. It is located in Khotang district, Sagarmatha zone and situated above 3100 to 4737ft, from the sea level. Diktel is headquarter of Khotang district which lies 8 miles away from headquarter in the western part in range of 8635 to 8640 east longitude and 2710 to 2014 north latitude. The main attraction center of Halesi is the temple of Halesi Mahadev the main religious place of both Hindu and Buddhist is also known as a eastern Pasupati and it is the most important for inbound and outbound tourists. The invasion of different religious people as well tourist are seen there from the cultural, religious and tourism point of view. The impact of Halesi Mahadev can be seen not only in Nepal but also America, Japan, France, India, Bhutan and other several countries as well. There are four big rocky Coues and many others Coues too. Beside this many temples, monasteries and other several religious places can be seen as well. There are Basasthan, Garvadwar, Dharmadwar, Janmadwar, Papdwar, some cause of Halesi temple. Mahadevthan, Bhairavthan, Parvatithan is some of temple. Halesi mahadev is one of the most interesting place of the world. As it lies in the middle of the thick forest, amazing twittering sound of birds can be heard. Seen flower like rhododendron. There is four times ceremony in the year and worship done daily. The ceremony oocurs in the Hindus festivals such as Balachaturdasi(mansir), Shivaratri(falgun), Ramnawami(chaitra) and Tij(bhadra) in Halesi Mahadev. The door of the Mahadev temple is faced towards east which seems like half moon shaped. There is a river infront of the temple but later on got dried leaving just mark. Especially status of lord Shiva and goddess Parvati are placed in the temple. There is a cave with thousands of monks behind temple. Pure water is a power of god just above Shivalinga (stone image of lord shiva). There is a religious shell made up rock towards the door which sounds in the whole temple when it is blown.
The Mythology of the Halesi Mahadev Temple
Three mysterious caves are available on the vicinity of the Halesi Mahadev Temple and are believed to be Lord Shiva’s eyes. The first cave near Halesi Mahadev Temple contains the representation of Lord Shiva and is known as Haleshwar Mahadev. The second cave has a representation of Nandi. The Halesi Mahadev Temple is located in the District of Khotang in Eastern Nepal on a small elevated area that is generally quite attractive. The scenery of the Halesi Mahadev Temple is very attractive. The caves around the Halesi Mahadev Temple are quite attractive too and have contrasting indigenous curved figures that make them appear like the persons doing the curving painstakingly took their time.
Paying Homage to the Halesi Mahadev Temple
It is believed that the first faithful to pay homage to the Halesi Mahadev Temple was Lord Vishnu in the golden age. Later, many kings, sages and other important people have been paying homage to the holy Halesi Mahadev Temple. During such homage tours, there is a tradition of observing distinguished ritual ceremonies to the Halesi Mahadev Temple. These are carried out during some festivals and faithful also carry out other deistic sacrifices and recitals. The Halesi Mahadev Temple is a purely religious place that draws the attention of people who have a wealthy culture. The Halesi Mahadev Temple is definitely brings pride to the people of Nepal.