15 Places to Visit in Nepal During Dashain Festival – Travel Guide


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Places to Visit in Nepal During Dashain Festival – Travel Guide

Basically, it’s the yearly time of year when Nepalese individuals return home (origin/town) to be with their families.  You won’t see Dashain on the off chance that you are trekking!  They meet with relatives they’ve not seen all year, eat, get a tika (flavoring), eat, rest and eat some more.  Dashain recognizes an incredible triumph of the divine beings over the fiendish evil presences. One of the triumph stories told is the Ramayan, where the ruler Ram after a major battle butchered Ravana, the malevolent lord of evil presences. It is said that master Ram was fruitful in the fight just when goddess Durga was evoked.

The fundamental festival lauds the triumph of well-finished shrewdness and is symbolized by goddess Durga killing the frightful devil Mahisasur, who threatened the earth in the pretense of a severe water bison.  All through the nation, the goddess Durga in every one of her appearances is worshiped with incalculable Pujas, copious offerings and a huge number of creature penances for the custom heavenly showering, along these lines soaking the goddess for a considerable length of time in blood. Without reaming off a long verifiable tomb, it depends on when Durga vanquished underhanded and improved the world a place.

Dashain dates change a little consistently relying upon the moon. Be that as it may, as a rule, it’s in late September or right on time to mid-October. The greatest in addition to about being in Nepal for Dashain for travelers is that the city streets, Kathmandu city specifically, are for all intents and purposes discharge. It’s a standout amongst other circumstances of the year to investigate the urban areas old legacy locales without the standard motorbikes and little autos tearing through them.

In like manner the standard hurrying around of Kathmandu vanishes. The touts, vendors and road merchants have all gone home. You can meander around Kathmandu Durbar Square, the old city and the ghats in relative peace.  Your photos will be without a group and you’ll meet the genuine occupants of the Kathmandu valley (Newari) who don’t need to go home since this is the place they live. During Dashain festival, you can visit different places with your family, relatives in order to have fun.

if you are planning to visit some Durga temple in Dashain than here is the list of that famous temple where most of the family visit during Dashain time.

Temples to Visit in Nepal During Dashain Festival

1. Chamunda Bhagwati sanctuary:

Chamunda Bhagwati sanctuary is set in Shankhmul, Kathmandu, Nepal. Immortal Chamunda Bhagwati is worshiped within the primary day of Dashain. or, on the other hand, say, Chamunda Bhagwati is worshiped within the Ghatsthapana day.

2. Shova Bhagwati sanctuary:

Shova Bhagwati sanctuary is situated in Shova Bhagwati, Kathmandu, Nepal. Goddess Lutidevi is worshiped on the second day of Dashain. Or, on the other hand, say, Lutidevi is worshiped in the Ditiya day of Bada Dashain.

shova Bhagwati temple kathmandu
Shova Bhagwati temple of Kathmandu, Nepal

3. Gokarneshwor Bhagwati sanctuary:

Gokarneshwor Bhagwati sanctuary is situated in Gokarna, Kathmandu, Nepal. Goddess Gokarneshwor is worshiped on the third day of Dashain. Or, on the other hand, say, goddess Gokarneshwor Bhagwati is worshiped in the Tritiya day of Bada Dashain.

4. Janaleshwar Bhagwati sanctuary:

Janaleshwar Bhagwati sanctuary is situated in Kalmochan, Kathmandu, Nepal. Goddess Janaleshwar is worshiped on the fourth day of Dashain. Or, on the other hand, say, goddess Janaleshwar Bhagwati is worshiped on the Chaturthi day of Bada Dashain.

Janaleshwar Bhagwati temple
Janaleshwar Bhagwati temple

5. Manamaijudevi Bhagwati sanctuary:

Manamaijudevi Bhagwati sanctuary is situated in Pachali, Kathmandu, Nepal. Goddess Manamaijudevi is worshiped on the fifth day of Dashain. Or, on the other hand, say, goddess Manamaijudevi Bhagwati is worshiped in the Panchami day of Bada Dashain.

Temple of Goddess Bhagwati aka Durga at Naxal. Kathmandu, Nepal.
Temple of Goddess Bhagwati aka Durga at Naxal. Kathmandu, Nepal.

6. Batsaladevi Bhagwati sanctuary:

Batsaladevi Bhagwati sanctuary is situated in Tokha, Kathmandu, Nepal. Goddess Batsaladevi is worshiped on the 6th day of Dashain. Or, on the other hand, say, goddess Batsaladevi Bhagwati is worshiped in the Khasthi day of Bada Dashain.

7. Nine Ajimas Bhagwati sanctuary:

Nine Ajimas Bhagwati sanctuary is situated in Arya Ghat, Kathmandu, Nepal. Goddess Nine Ajimas is worshiped on the seventh day of Dashain. Or, on the other hand, say, goddess Nine Ajimas Bhagwati is worshiped in the Phoolpati or Phulpati day of Bada Dashain.

Nine Ajimas Bhagwati temple
Nine Ajimas Bhagwati temple

8. Kankeshwari Bhagwati sanctuary:

Kankeshwari Bhagwati sanctuary is situated in Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal. Goddess Kankeshwari is worshiped on the eighth day of Dashain. Or, on the other hand, say, goddess Kankeshwari Bhagwati is worshiped in the Ashtami or Maha Ashtami day of Bada Dashain.

Kankeshwari Bhagwati temple
Kankeshwari Bhagwati temple

9. Guheshwari Bhagwati sanctuary:

Guheshwari Bhagwati sanctuary is set in Dhoka metalware, Kathmandu, Nepal. Immortal Guheshwari is worshiped within the 9 days of Dashain. Or, on the opposite hand say, immortal Guheshwari Bhagwati is worshiped within the Nawami or Maha Navami day of Bada Dashain.

Guhyeshwari-Temple-Near-Pashupati-Nath-Kathmandu-Nepal
Guhyeshwari Temple Near Pashupati Nath-Kathmandu

And if you have already visited these temples then you can visit the places which are mentioned below.


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Jitendra Sahayogee

I am Jitendra Sahayogee, a Writer of 12 Nepali Books, Director of Maithili films, Founder of Radio Stations, Designer of Websites and Editor of Some Nepali Blogs.

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