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Gokarna Mahadev Temple
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In the village on the banks of the Bagmati River stands the Gokarna Mahadev temple, built in 1582. In late August or early September people go to this temple to bathe and make offerings in honor of their fathers, living or dead, on a day called Gokarna Aunsi.
The Gokarna Forest Reserve is located in the area. Southwest of Gokarna is the Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital.
- Government of Nepal, National Planning Commission Secretariat, Central Bureau of Statistics (2012-11). National Population and Housing Census 2011 (Village Development Committee/Municipality) (PDF). 02, NPHC 2011. Kathmandu. Retrieved 2014-07-10. Check date values in:
- B. Mayhew, J. Bindloss, and S. Armington (2006). Nepal. 7th Edition, Lonely Planet. ISBN 1-74059-699-4
- David Reed, James McConnachie (2002), The rough guide to Nepal, Rough Guide Travel Guides (5, illustrated ed.), Rough Guides, pp. 188, 204, ISBN 9781858288994
- Himalayan Voices: An Introduction to Modern Nepali Literature (Voices from Asia), edited and translated by Michael J. Hutt, University of California Press, 1991. p. 244. ISBN 9780520910263
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