Friday 16th April 2021

Reconstruction of Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple completed


Published on : 7 March, 2021 3:41 pm

Kathmandu : Reconstruction of the historical and religious Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple in Tarkeshwar Municipality-3 has been completed. The dilapidated temple has been rebuilt at a cost of Rs. 20 million by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City and the municipality.

To the north of Kathmandu Valley, Shivpuri Nagarjuna National Park can be reached from Jitpurphedi through Alle Barracks. A mine of natural beauty The Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple, located in the lap of the Shivpuri Hills, is an important religious pilgrimage site for Hindus where a big fair is held on the day of Janapurnima.

Many devotees go to worship Tarkeshwar Mahadev in the hills. The iron ladder placed to worship Mahadev on the rock was also in a dilapidated condition.

Chief of the municipality(Mayor) Rameshwor Bohara said that the municipality would take initiative to further protect and manage the historical and religious sites. Along with the reconstruction of the dilapidated temple, stone steps, iron ladders, water ponds, ponds, pavilions, well-organized toilets and iron chairs have also been constructed in the temple area.

About an hour uphill from Tarkeshwar, one can reach the Shivalinga of Dyaleshwar Mahadev from where one can observe the panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley. Bhavani Dotel, deputy chief of the municipality, said that the municipality would immediately make necessary arrangements for the cleanliness and security of the temple.

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