Book is in two parts.
Part 1: The word 'Swoyambu' mean self created. How this meaning applies to Swoyambu stupa will be clear after reading this text. 131 photos in the book, represents what is significant in Nepal's Mahayana Buddhism, a valuable text for Buddhist scholars.
Part 2: excluding the stupas itself introduces the reader to a history of all the monasteries on the hill,as well as its spirit dwellings.