Thursday, October 4, 2012

Machchhendranath Temple

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Machchhendranath is an important goddess in Nepal .The pagoda of Red Machhendranath built in 1408 A.D. is situated in Tabahal. For six months the deity is taken to its other shrine in Bungmati. The temple of Minnath is situated in Tangal on the way to Tabahal.
There are two kinds of  Machchhendranath-  Rato and Sweta .Rato Machchhendranath is in patan.Sweta  Machchhendranath is in Kathmandu. The temple of Sweta Machchhendranath is situated at Machchhendra Bahal between Indra Chowk and Asan. It is a pagoda of considerable artistic beauty. Also called as Janmadyo or Machchhendra the deity.

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