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Boudhanath Stupa
Boudhanath Stupa, the biggest Stupa in Nepal, lies about 7 km east of the capital. The Boudhanath Stupa, also called by many as Khasti Chaitya, is one of the oldest stupas in the country. After 1959, many Tibetans arrived and settled in Boudhanath area. The Stupa, a well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site, is included in World Heritage Cultural site list by UNESCO. With diameter of about 100m and 40m height, Boudhanath holds its place among the largest stupas in the world. The Boudhanath Stupa covers a vast area. It has a round path at the bottom while another path is made of three-tier plinth. The Stupa resembles Swayambhunath Stupa to some extent. The most impressive part of the Stupa is the eyes of the Buddha which are painted with red, white and blue colors. Lhosar, the Tibetan New Year festival, is the most popular festival celebrated at Boudhanath Stupa. Lhosar festival begins with prayers and worship. Thousands of Tibetans dress in traditional attire and dance after expressing reverence for Buddha. Number of Tibetans comes from Laddakh, Sikkim, Bhutan to take part in this festival. In Boudhanath Stupa, there are many monasteries or Gompa attractions. They are all impressively adorned and colorfully painted. Anyone can visit the monasteries and take visuals. It is advisable to give small donation if you take photographs.

History of Boudhanath
Recent history of the Stupa has revolved around the lineage of the Chini (or Chiniya) Lamas. The first Chini Lama, Taipo Shing, was a Szeshuanese Nyingmapa Buddhist who settled in Boudha after coming here on pilgrimage. In 1853, at the conclusion of the Sino-Gorkhali war, Jung Bahadur invited his Chinese resident of Boudha to the palace to interpret during the peace discussions. In recognition of his services to the Rana prime minister, in 1859 he was awarded the abbotship of Boudha with its stewardship of theguthi lands of Malemchi in Helembu. He was succeeded by Buddha Vajra in 1880 and Punya Vajra (1886-1982), the Third Chini Lama, succeeded him in 1922. The spiritual and temporal power of the Second and Third Chini Lamas increased, until during the Late Rana period Boudha had become a kingdom within a kingdom. The authority of the Chini Lamas was enhanced by their status as consul of the Dalai Lamas to the Kingdom of Nepal.

The Chini Lama's power was diminished by the Chinese occupation of Tibet in 1951, by the Nepali land reform of 1961, which stripped the Stupa of much of its supporting lands, and also by the Panchayat domination from which Punya Vajra, the Third Chini Lama, stood apart. By the time of Punya Vajra's death in 1982 the abbot of Boudha's power had been radically curtailed. As Nyingmapa yogins, the Chini Lamas had taken Tamang and Sherpa girls as their consorts. The first Chini Lama married the daughter of one of Jung Bahadur's concubines, thus initiating family ties with Government. The Third Chini Lama's long life and virility resulted in a prolific extension of the family. From the mid-19th century until the death of Punya Vajra, it was the Chini Lamas of Boudha who contributed most to the continuing religious and social significance of Boudhanath.

As abbots of Boudha the Chini Lamas were the heads of the Tamang sangha and the Boudha Gyang Guthi, the Boudha Monastery Society. This guthi of local devotees of the Stupa comprises the administrative body maintaining the Stupa and also the priests tending Ma Ajima, the Protecting Goddess. The members of the guthi were, and still are, disciples of the Chini Lamas (Tibetan: Gya Lama) in the Tibetan tradition. Guthi lands, lying principally in Malemchi Gaon in Helembu and around Kopan, were the main source of finance for this guthi. The Newars also have rights of worship at the temple of Ma Ajima. The historical relationship of the Buddhist guthi to the Hindus is obscure, but we do know that during the abbotship of the Third Chini Lama blood-sacrifice to Ma Ajima - alluded to by Shabkar Rinpoche - was discontinued. Since the death of the Third Chini Lama, in a temporal and spiritual power vacuum, the Stupa has been governed by a guthi committee consisting of lineal descendants of the Third Chini Lama and the families of his Tamang disciples who live in the vicinity. The Newar presence in Boudha is limited to silver-smiths and traders from Patan taking advantage of the pilgrim and tourist market.

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