Guhyeshwari Temple, Kathmandu

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Guhyeshwari Temple, also spelled Guheswari or Guhjeshwari, is one of the revered holy temples in Kathmandu, Nepal. This temple is dedicated to Adi Shakti. The temple is also a Shakti Peetha near to the Pashupatinath Temple. It is said that this temple is the Shakti chair of Pashupatinath Temple. King Pratap Malla built this temple in the 17th century. The goddess is also called Guhyekali. It is the main temple, dedicated to Guhyeshwari. It is an important pilgrimage destination for general Hindu and especially for Tantric worshipers.The temple name originates from the Sanskrit words Guhya and Ishwari . In Lalitha Sahasranama the 707th name of Goddess is mentioned as Guhyarupini . It is believed that Sati Devi's corpse's parts fell in different region when Shiva took it and roamed around the world in sorrow. The Temple of Guhyeshwari lies about 1 km east of Pashupatinath Temple and is located near the banks of the Bagmati River.The main stotras dedicated to goddess are: Guhya Kali Sahasranama Stotra, Guhyakali Gadya Sanjeevana Stotram Guhyakali Mahavajra Kavacha Stotram
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  • Visited the temple. Nearby Pasupatinath temple. One of the Shakteepeethas and Goddess is present here. Steps to be climbed before one can reach the temple. Prrmise has more small temples but unfortuna...  more »
  • It's one of the sakthi pith in the world. Beautiful temple. renovation work going on. Affected by Earthquake. Must visit place.  more »
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  • I have seen the gate only but really its too amazing...... The arts and architectures are too good. 😍😍
  • A great place for Hindu to worship. Just 5 minutes walk from World Heritage site, Pashupatinath Temple.
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