Bodhnath is the largest Buddhist stupa, or shrine, in Nepal, and is one of the UNESCO cultural heritage sites in Nepal. It’s a major pilgrimage site for Buddhists, and one of the most important holy places in Nepal.
Prayer flags … the five colours represent the five natural elements of earth. Depending on what you need to achieve harmony with all elements, a prayer is printed on the flag, and flown. The belief is that the winds will blow and take your prayers forward to the gods.