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Famous Durga Temples To Visit During Navaratri (Dashain) Festival 2020!
There are nine famous Durga Temples in Kathmandu, symbolizing nine deities of Goddess Durga.
Dashain festival is the longest and the most auspicious festival in Nepal, celebrated by Hindus and Kirats. This year, the festival falls on October 26, starting from the Shukla paksha (bright lunar fortnight) of the month and ending on Purnima (full moon). Among the 15 days of celebrations, the first nine days are called Navaratri.
During these days, devotees throng Durga temples to offer prayers to Goddess Durga. The festival marks the victory of the Goddess Durga over the Demon Mahisasur.
There are nine famous Durga Temples in Kathmandu, symbolizing nine deities of Goddess Durga. Devotees take a holy bath in these nine ghats of temples and worship the nine deities of Goddess Durga.
Famous Durga Temples in Kathmandu
1) Chamunda Bhagwati Temple
Location: Shankhmul, Kathmandu
Deity: Goddess Chamunda Bhagwati
Worshipped On: First day of Dashain
2) Shova Bhagwati Temple
Location: Shova Bhagwati, Kathmandu
Deity: Goddess Lutidevi
Worshipped On: Second day of Dashain
3) Gokarneshwor Bhagwati Temple
Location: Gokarna, Kathmandu
Deity: Goddess Gokarneshwor
Worshipped On: Third day of Dashain
4) Janaleshwar Bhagwati Temple
Location: Kalmochan, Kathmandu
Deity: Goddess Janaleshwar
Worshiped On: Fourth day of Dashain
5) Manamaijudevi Bhagwati Temple
Location: Pachali, Kathmandu
Deity: Goddess Manamaijudevi
Worshiped On: Fifth day of Dashain
6) Batsaladevi Bhagwati Temple
Location: Tokha, Kathmandu
Deity: Goddess Batsaladevi
Worshiped On: Sixth day of Dashain
7) Nine Ajimas Bhagwati Temple
Location: Arya Ghat, Kathmandu
Deity: Goddess Nine Ajimas Bhagwati
Worshiped On: Seventh day of Dashain
8) Kankeshwari Bhagwati Temple
Location: Teku, Kathmandu
Deity: Goddess Kankeshwari
Worshiped On: Eighth day of Dashain
9) Guheshwari Bhagwati Temple
Location: Dhoka Tole, Kathmandu
Deity: Goddess Guheshwari
Worshiped On: Ninth day of Dashain
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