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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.

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Famous Durga Temples To Visit During Navaratri (Dashain) Festival 2020!

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

Chamunda Bhagwati Temple

  • Location: Shankhmul, Kathmandu
  • Deity: Goddess Chamunda Bhagwati
  • Worshipped On: First day of Dashain

2) Shova Bhagwati Temple

Shova Bhagwati Temple

  • Location: Shova Bhagwati, Kathmandu
  • Deity: Goddess Lutidevi
  • Worshipped On: Second day of Dashain

3) Gokarneshwor Bhagwati Temple

Gokarneshwor Bhagwati Temple

  • Location: Gokarna, Kathmandu
  • Deity: Goddess Gokarneshwor
  • Worshipped On: Third day of Dashain

4) Janaleshwar Bhagwati Temple

Janaleshwar Bhagwati Temple

  • Location: Kalmochan, Kathmandu
  • Deity: Goddess Janaleshwar
  • Worshiped On: Fourth day of Dashain

5) Manamaijudevi Bhagwati Temple

Manamaijudevi Bhagwati Temple

  • Location: Pachali, Kathmandu
  • Deity: Goddess Manamaijudevi
  • Worshiped On: Fifth day of Dashain

6) Batsaladevi Bhagwati Temple

Batsaladevi Bhagwati Temple

  • Location: Tokha, Kathmandu
  • Deity: Goddess Batsaladevi
  • Worshiped On: Sixth day of Dashain

7) Nine Ajimas Bhagwati Temple

Nine Ajimas Bhagwati Temple

  • Location: Arya Ghat, Kathmandu
  • Deity: Goddess Nine Ajimas Bhagwati
  • Worshiped On: Seventh day of Dashain

8) Kankeshwari Bhagwati Temple

Kankeshwari Bhagwati Temple

  • Location: Teku, Kathmandu
  • Deity: Goddess Kankeshwari
  • Worshiped On: Eighth day of Dashain

9) Guheshwari Bhagwati Temple

Guheshwari Bhagwati Temple

  • Location: Dhoka Tole, Kathmandu
  • Deity: Goddess Guheshwari
  • Worshiped On: Ninth day of Dashain

NepaliSansar Wishes All The Readers A Happy ‘Vijaya Dasami’ in Advance!

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