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Seto Machhendranath Temple, Kathmandu

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  • Is a strong people of faith Temple (dedicated to the God of rains). Indra chalk (Bazaar, market) to the Northeast. Was crowded with local people.
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  • Included in the list of 'must see' in Kathmandu, is one of the most active where you can see the faithful make their bids or requests. It has been most discovered to fall part of the walls that protected him by the earthquake, but keeps all activity always. Ideal at any time, but for those looking for good pictures I recommend to dusk to take advantage of the light of the candles. Around the temple, incense, flowers, wreaths or candles you can buy if you want to make a request. Also is should use them passages for access to other streets and squares that during the day are full of vendors
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  • Seo Machandranath is the God for health care at the time when we have no other way, white statue that indicates purity. Pagoda style temple with beautiful carving and108 pic around the temple is big a...  more »
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  • According to history, the statue of seto machhendranath was found ba a farmer while he was working in his farm near tindhara path sala. After that he took that statute to the king. The the king called tantriks (witch doctors) and they told that it is the god of rain and they also told to put that statue making a temple. So according to tantriks the king built the temple and the statue is put there.
  • Buddhists consider Seto (White) Machhendranath to be a form of Avalokiteshvara, while for Hindus he is a rain-bringing incarnation of Shiva. The temple's white-faced god is taken out during the Seto Machhendranath festival in March/April each year and paraded around the city in a chariot. The temple’s age is not known but it was restored during the 17th century.
  • A temple and a small baal worth a visit if you are in the area.
  • Awsome
  • Mysterious