Dakshinkali Temple

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Dakshinkali Temple
Dakshin Kali main Temple.JPG
Religion
AffiliationHinduism
DistrictKathmandu
DeityKali
FestivalsDashain
Location
LocationOutside Kathmandu
CountryNepal

Dakshinkali Temple, also Dakshin Kali Temple, located 22 kilometres (14 mi) outside Kathmandu and about 1 kilometre (0.6 mi) outside the village of Pharping, is one of the major hindu temples in Nepal dedicated to the goddess Kali. Animal sacrifices, particularly of cockerels and uncastrated male goats, are the main way that the goddess is worshipped, and this is especially seen during the Dashain festival.[1]

Dakshin Kali Temple in Dakshinkali Municipality
Dhakshin kali Temple

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  1. ^ "Animal Sacrifice in Nepal". www.geocities.com. 26 October 2009.

Coordinates: 27°35′0″N 85°15′0″E / 27.58333°N 85.25000°E / 27.58333; 85.25000