Category: Temples

Show Posts in

Namo Buddha

Secret behind the name:- Legend holds this place was once visited by prince “Maharidaya” –son of king Maharath–ruler of the small villa amid “Sankhu” and “Panauti”. Here, in the thickets of woods, the youngest prince got encountered with a starving tigress and her five cubs. His compassion for …

Swayambhunath

Introduction:- One of the major Holy Sites of Buddhists, the place is believed to be visited by Buddha himself and is enlisted in World Heritage Site.500stone steps lead the way to the Chaitya where a pedestal gigantic thunderbolt (bajra) greets you. Secret behind the name:- In Newari dialect, …

Kalinchowk Bhagwati

Location:- It lies 15km North-West of Charikot –District Headquarter of Dolakha and is situated at 3842m above sea level. Introduction:- Kalinchowk Vagwati can be promoted as a destination for both religious and Entertainment mongers type of tourists. Kunda(pond) of Vagwati Mai lies at the hilltop. Idols of Goddess Bhagwati …

Palanchowk Bhagwati

Location:- It lies on the top of Palanchowk hill 58km east of Kathmandu, 10 km west of Lamidada and 7km north of Pachkhal Mountain. History:- The temple is believed to be constructed during the reign of King Mandev. Introduction:- 3ft. high idol of Vagwati has been artistically carved …

Dakshinkali

Christening:- This temple is of Goddess Kali – consort of Lord Shiva in her most blood thirsty embodiment and it is located to the south direction. So it is named Dakshinkali. Location:- Dakshinkali lies 18 km south of Balkhu of Kathmandu and about 1 km outside villge of …

Mankamana:The Wish Fulfiller

Christening:- It is believed every noble wish of Devotees get fulfilled in this temple if they have a firm faith in the power of Goddess Mankamana. Thus upon analyzing the word ‘Man’ means heart while ‘Kamana’ is the wish. Thus the wish coming from the very core of …

Changu Narayan

Situated on a small hill –ten km to the east of kathmandu and eight km north from Dudhpati of Bhaktapur,lies the temple of Changu Narayan. Decorated with magnificient art works in metal and wood, the temple was enlisted in the World Heritage Site in 1979A.D.             Its origin …
error: Content is protected !!