Bhupatindra Malla

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Bhupatindra Malla
King of Bhaktapur
Bhupatindra Malla.jpg
Born Nepal
Died 1722
Full name
Bhupatindra Malla
House Malla Dynasty
Father Jitamitra Malla
Occupation King of Bhaktapur

Bhupatindra Malla (Nepali: भूपतीन्द्र मल्ल) was a Malla Dynasty King of Bhaktapur, Nepal from 1696 to 1722.

The son of Jitamitra Malla he continued his fathers ambitious work in construction and completed the 55 window palace in Bhaktapur which remains today.[1] In one window of the palace it was said he inserted a rare and valuable small pane of glass presented to him by a man from Nepal as an object of wonder for the people.[1] To the right and left of the Durbar he erected stone images of Hanuman and Narsinha and made 99 choks or courtyards.[1] In the Mula Chok he placed a golden door with images of gods.[1]

Bhupatindra Malla Statue near the temple on a column
Bhupatindra Malla Nepalese silver mohar in the name of king Bhupatindra Malla of Bhadgaon, dated NE 816 ( = AD 1696)

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  1. ^ a b c d Singh, Munshi & Gunanand, Pandit Sri (1877). The History of Nepal. Low Price Publications, Delhi, India. p. 131.