Bhardev

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Bhardeu
भारदेउ
Village development committee
Bhardeu is located in Nepal
Bhardeu
Bhardeu
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°33′N 85°23′E / 27.55°N 85.39°E / 27.55; 85.39Coordinates: 27°33′N 85°23′E / 27.55°N 85.39°E / 27.55; 85.39
Country    Nepal
Zone Bagmati Zone
District Lalitpur District
Population (1991)
 • Total 1,746
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Bhardeu is a village development committee in Lalitpur District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 1746 in 310 individual households.[1]


Bhardeu is a small village located in Lalitpur district, Bagmati zone Nepal. It has got a beautiful landscape views, greenery environment with cool and fresh weather. The people here are generally Tamang(apx.65%), Newar(apx.25%) and Others(apx.10%). The main language spoken here is Tamang and Nepali. Most of the people depend on farming and mainly maize, mustard etc. along with animal farming goat, buffalo and poultry farming. Nowadays the foreign remittance also one of the source of the village.

It is said that this village is named by the hidden god Gupteshwor. According to Hindu scripture, the god Mahadev was very much impressed by the long and difficult practice (tapasya) of devil named Bhasmashoor. So the god Mahadev assured to Bhasmasoor to fulfill any of the wish. The devil Bhasmashoor asked a wish if he put his hand over whomsoever that will be destroyed immediately. But the Bhasmashoor wanted to check that power over the Mahadev himself. So that the god Mahadev had been chased by Devil and Mahadev was hidden here in a cave. This is how this place was known as escaped God(Bhag-Dev), and later this place is named as Bhardeu. This cave is known nowadays Gupteshwor Mahadev’s Cave, which is located on peak of the hill almost 2 hour walking from the village.

Bhardeu VDC is just 22 km south from ring-road Satdobato. It takes almost one hour by car drive or motorbike. There is also bus service from Pyangaun, Chapagaun or from Lagankhel up to LELE Saraswoti Kunda station and takes about an hour and half by bus and almost 2 hour walking distance from there. It is quite interesting walking like hiking with greenery panoramic scene, enchanting landscape view. Simple villagers, traditional village house and Himalayan views may attract you on the way.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-03. 

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