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Idiom of the Day
take (something) on faith
to accept or believe something with little or no evidence
I took it on faith that the friend of my boss was an honest person.
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The Monkey Temple and Stupa in Nepal
Although mostly famous for it amazing trekking in the Himalayas, Nepal is also home of some of the most breath taking temples and Stupas.I heard about the Swayambhunath or Monkey temple for a while and I could not wait to visit it in person.This enormous Buddhist Stupa is located in Kathmandu, at the top of a hill.Surrounded by ancient sacred trees, it also called the sublime trees in Tibetan.Swayambhunath is one of the most ancient religious sites in Nepal.Although mostly a Buddhist religious site, it importance attracts also Hindus who come to pay respect to this Sacred complex.The stupa consists of a dome where the eyes of the Buddha is looking in all directions with the word Unity in between them.The whole complex is combined of Stupas, a variety of shrines, temples and a stairway of 365 steps that will lead you directly into the temple.There is an entrance fee..Stay in for sunset, it will take your breath away.