mountain in Nepal; eighth highest mountain in the world

Manaslu (Nepali: मनास्लु, also known as Kutang) is the eighth tallest mountain of the world. It is located in Gorkha of Nepal. It's height is 8,163 metres (26,781 ft).[1] The name 'Manaslu' came from the Sanskrit word 'Manasa' which means 'spirit'.

Manaslu at morning


  1. "Mountaineering in Nepal Facts & Figures" (PDF). Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation. Kathmandu: Government of Nepal. July 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-25. Retrieved 2016-11-11.

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