Travelling to Spirituality in Seto Gumba
Druk Amitabh Mountain (or popularly known as Seto Gumba) can be a relaxing and comforting place for anyone searching for a calm and serene atmosphere. It is located in the outskirts of Kathmandu and can be easily reached. One can take a cab from Sitapaila or go on a bike or any other mode of transport. One can also walk up there via the same route as even a slow walker can reach there within two hours. Founded in 1989 by His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa, this monastery is open to all the visitors on Saturdays only.
It is gaining popularity in the heart of the residents of Kathmandu as it is not that far and is easily accessible. The view of sunrise and sunset is magnificent from here on a clear day as it is situated at top of a small hill. One can also look at the clear panoramic view of Kathmandu which is breathtaking. The decorations and carvings are truly beautiful and inspired from Tibetan culture and architecture. The clean environment and the rush of fresh air are capable of luring any one other towards this place. It has a beautiful garden area which can be used to take rest and have fun. Away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city life one can find peace of mind and spiritual connection in Seto Gumba. Anyone can be lost in the calm and tranquil environment for hours in this place.
The sense of calmness and tranquility found in Seto Gumba attracts not just the old people but young and children alike. The clean and pure environment certainly adds to the spiritual feeling one gets here. The wind blows the prayer flags and one can only hope that it carries peace and calmness found in the area to the whole world.