The poison left a blue bruise on his throat, hence the name Budhanilkantha.

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The water surrounding Vishnu at the temple is believed to be from Lake Gosainkund

Every year Haribondhini Ekadashi Mela takes place on the 11th day of the Hindu month of Kartika (October–November) This is a special ritual to wake up Lord Vishnu from his long sleep.

This is UNESCO world heritage site

The Budhanilkantha statue of the Hindu god Vishnu in Kathmandu is the largest stone carving in Nepal