Tal Barahi Temple

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Barahi Temple
Tal Barahi Temple
Tal Barahi Temple
Religion
AffiliationHinduism
DistrictKaski
Location
CountryNepal
Tal Barahi Temple is located in Nepal
Tal Barahi Temple
Location in Nepal province-gandaki province(4)
Geographic coordinates28°12′26.64″N 83°57′13.06″E / 28.2074000°N 83.9536278°E / 28.2074000; 83.9536278Coordinates: 28°12′26.64″N 83°57′13.06″E / 28.2074000°N 83.9536278°E / 28.2074000; 83.9536278
Architecture
TypePagoda
Temple(s)1

Tal Barahi Temple, also known as Lake Temple or Barahi Temple is a two-story pagoda temple[1] located in the Kaski District of the Gandaki Zone in western Nepal.[2] It is a hindu temple of the Goddess Durga (Barahi), the protector of gods. It is located in a small island on the south east section of Phewa Lake in Pokhara.[3] The temple is used for worship by Hindus.[4] We have to take a boat from Lakeside to reach Tal Barahi temple.

History[edit]

There are many stories based on the establishment of the temple. One of them is described below:

The temple was above the lake before King Kulmandhan Shah (The first Shah king of Kaski) according to the dream he had seen. The great devotee of Goddess Durga, King Kulmandhan Shah constructed the temple in the middle island of Lake Phewa.


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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barahi Temple, Pokhara". Nepal.com. Retrieved 9 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Taal Barahi Temple (Lake Temple)". Np.geoview.info. Retrieved 9 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Taal Barahi Temple in Pokhara". Thelongestwayhome.com. Retrieved 9 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Taal Barahi Temple". Wikimapia.org. Retrieved 9 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)