Most popular Shakti peeths of Nepal

Shakti Peethas are of special importance to those who believe in the Hindu religion.  The establishment of Shakti Peeth and the practice of worshiping them point to the fact that motherhood is dominated by the social system at a time.  Those who believe in Hindu religion usually worship the Shakti Peetha always.  Even after decades, even more, special worships and worships are held at Shakti Peeth. Today I’m going to show you some of the most popular Shaktipeeth of Nepal

Most popular Shakti Peeth of Nepal;

  • Pathibhara
  • Dantakali
  • Kalinchok Bhagawati
  • Palanchok Bhagawati
  • DakshinKali
  • Manakamana
  • Kalika Bhagawati
  • Bageshwaree
  • MaitiDevi
  • Taleju Bhawani

 Pathibhara, Taplejung


Pathibhara is a famous pilgrimage site in the Taplejung district.  The Pathibhara Temple is an important religious place for Hindus and Buddhists.  It is at a height of 3,000 feet in the Taplejung district. this is a famous and powerful Shakti Peeth of Nepal

This sacred site of Pathibhara, the goddess of faith and purity, is situated at the headquarters of Taplejung district, 19.5 km from Fungling.  Located northeast at a height of 199 m.  It is a 5-day walk from Fungling Market.

This temple is frequented by devotees throughout the year.  The goddess of the goddess is called “Pathibhara Devi” as the goddess’s origin is at the top of the hill (at the top), carrying a beautiful, adorable figure, like the path full of grain.  The Rathen Limbu communities of Taplejung recognize Pathibhara as “Muktwung”.  In limbo, “Mukta” means power or force, “Vung” means plant.  That is, limbo species appear to be the source or path of power or force.

Dantkali, Dharan


Dantkali Temple Dharan Municipality ward no. 14.  It is located in the central part of the hill of Vijayapur.  It is believed that Lord Shiva, carrying the dead body of Satidevi, was found to be a Shaktipeeth by the fall of Satidev’s teeth.  The temple has a black mosaic symbol of the teeth of Satidevi and is worshiped.  It is customary in this temple to offer sacrifices for goats, sheep, etc.  This temple is also mentioned in ancient scriptures ( Swasthani).  Before the unification of Nepal, the glory of this Shakti Peetha has always remained the same as the goddess of the Senwansi kings of Vijaypur state.

Before 2036 BS Temple of Dantakali was a common type. Currently, this place has a magnificent temple.  there will be worshiping in some of the famous festivals like Dashain, Teej, and Swasthani Purnima.  At that time, most people in Dharan Bazaar reach Dantakali.

 Kalinchok Bhagwati, Dolakha


Kalinchok Bhagwati  Shakti Peeth is a religious tourist destination located in Dolakha District, Janakpur Zone of the Central Development Region of Nepal.  Located in Kalinchok VDC, about 15 km north of the district headquarters, this temple is at a height of 3842 meters.  Kalinchok Bhagwati There is a strong belief that the Palanchok Bhagwati of Kavre, Shobha Bhagwati of Kathmandu and other Bhagwati are the seven sisters.

From the Kalinchok hill, relaxing rolling snowflakes and Relaxable landscapes can be observed. On the eastern side, the tens of thousands of devotees are seen.  Kalinchok is an hour’s drive from Charikot.  It is a famous pilgrimage site for Hindus.

Palanchok Bhagwati, Kavreplanchok


Palanchok Bhagwati’s temple is located in the Shathighar Bhagwati VDC  in Kavre district.  King Mandev, who built this temple about 7 km east of Panchkhal in Kavre, has built a temple in memory of his mother.  From the point of view of sculpture, Palanchok is considered idol of Bhagwati.  Naxal Bhagwati, Shobha Bhagwati, and Palanchok Bhagwati are a legend created by the same craftsman.

Dakshin Kali, Kathmandu


Dakshin Kali Temple is about 17 km away from the capital Kathmandu to the south.  This is the temple of Kali Devi.  This temple was built by King Pratap Malla.  It is a temple of historic importance in the heart of Farping.  This green temple is surrounded by two rivers.  There are other idols of Kali in the temple.

Every year thousands of devotees come to this temple to fulfill their aspirations.  Basically, during the Dashain festival time, there is a special fair.  In the Dashain time thousands of devotees here, many devotees sacrifice Duck, poultry, goat.  This temple is rich in religious and cultural perspectives.

Manakamana, Gorkha


Manakamana, The Manakamana Bhagwati Temple of  Gorkha is considered an important goddess Shakti Peetha.  The name Manakamana, meaning to fulfill the desires of the mind, has come to be known.  There is a belief that the queen of Gorkha, Ram Shah’s queen herself, was the incarnation of Manakamana Bhagwati.  There is a huge crowd here in Ashtami of the Dashain festival to worship. That day Here the sacrifice of many animals.  The philosophy of desire has the religious belief that the aspiration is fulfilled.  The priests of this temple are found to be the Pithkote  Magar cast of Nepal.  It is reported that Lakhan Thapa Magar had met the goddess hereafter the Khus and Magar armies of Prithvi Narayan Shah defeated the Limbuvani army.

Kalika Bhagwati, Baglung


The Kalika Bhagwati Temple of Baglung is a famous Shaktipeeth of Nepal.  Thousands of visitors will also come from neighboring India.  Kalika Bhagwati has an important place in Hinduism.

It is believed that the worship of Kalika Bhagavati is worshiped to gain power.  Kalika has been saying that she worships Bhagwati and worships her.

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Bageshwari, Nepalgunj


Bageshwari Temple is a famous temple located in Nepalgunj.  It is believed that the tongue of Satidevi fell down at this temple located in Nepalgunj of Banke district.  This place is believed to be the first place of worship by the men ( Kinnargan).  The temple, located on the banks of a large lake, was discovered only after it was merged Banke, Bardiya, Kailali, and Kanchanpur into Nepal as new countries.

Maitidevi Temple


Maitidevi is one of the famous Shakti Peeths of Kathmandu Valley.  The temple, which is more than 400 years old, is located in the central part of the Kathmandu Valley.  Surrounded by human populations, various populations have many differents thought about the origin of this Panchakumari Maitidevi.

According to the traditions, in ancient times the Panchakanyas flew through the sky to go to Maiti ( Birth house). as one of the Tantric (magician) herdsmen compelled the goddesses to live here by their tantric powers to protect the country, that’s why it called Maiti-Devi.  According to another legend, as a Munikar (farmer) was digging a field on the banks of Rudramati (the present Dhovikhola, northeast of the temple), he found a stone (Sheila).  The farmer made a thousand attempts to move it, but because of tired he fell asleep there.  At the same time,  The PanchaKanyas were flying over the sky by Peacock. the wind of the peacock feathers makes him get up. Then he saw the goddess and He explained to Goddess the suffering he had suffered.  After talking to goddess Panchakumari, the goddess sat there, happy.  So some have even called it Mayurithirth.

This Shaktipeeth is also sometimes referred to as Maymati, Bal Kumari, Maitdevi Devi or Mayati Devi.  Here historians say that King Gunmakadev established the city of Kantipur, along with other godly men like Ganesh, Bhairav ​​, etc., as well as Devdevi like Kali, Yogini, and Ashtamatrika.  According to historian Bhuvan Lal Pradhan, the temple was built for the first time by King Pratap Malla of the state of Kathmandu (BS 1698-1731).

The present temple of Matidevi was built by Chaturvedi Seva Khalk.

 Taleju Bhavani Kathmandu


Taleju Bhavani is a temple located in Kathmandu valley.  The tradition of worshiping Taleju Bhavani is found in Kathmandu Valley and elsewhere.  In the 14th century, Harihara Singhdev, king of Simrungarh, found a history of Tuleja Bhavani being brought to Bhaktapur after being rescued from Muslim attacks.  This is the name of the Tulja, the name of the Taleju.  After Bhaktapur, there are magnificent temples in the ancient palaces of Kathmandu, Patan, and Kirtipur respectively.  The kings who ruled in Nepal have regarded Tuleju Bhavani as a goddess.

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