MAHOTTARI, Oct 15: The Trishuli Devi Temple, a famous shrine in Jaleshwar, has been opened for the public. The temple was opened on the occasion of the Bada Dashain festival that formally commenced from today.
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: In a distressing incident that has left millions of devotees in dismay, the statue of deity Akash Bhairav, located near the Central Office of the Armed Police Force, was stolen. Vandals desecrated the temple and forcibly removed the idol, even assaulting the priest. Surprisingly, the police appeared oblivious to this grave incident. Yadav Lal Kayastha representing Tha Hiti Kathmandu, is currently spearheading a campaign to recover the stolen idols. He laments the indifference of law enforcement, stating, “The idol held deep spiritual significance for countless people. Our concern extends beyond the loss of a mere statue; it encompasses the loss of faith itself.”
BHAKTAPUR, Sept 12: Three idols have been stolen from a temple at Aadarsh Bhelukhel in Bhaktapur. The temple is one of the famous temples in Bhaktapur and every year on April 16, a big fair is held there on the occasion of Bisket Jatra.
Located in the heart of Gandaki Province, Kalika Temple has already received hundreds of tourists because of its holy importance. But after the establishment of Wildlife Conservation Park, the number of visitors is even more than usual.
KHALANGA, July 3: Archaeologically important idols that were stolen from Chandannath temple are yet to be found. It may be noted that the idols were taken away from the famous Chandannath temple in Khalanga Bazaar on 27 November 2016. Locals had resorted to protest including picketing of the district administration to mount pressure for immediate actions during a month after the theft of idols.
NEW DELHI, Sept 29: India's Supreme Court has nixed a ban which prohibited women from entering a prominent Hindu temple if they were of menstruating age. The temple's authorities say they will appeal the ruling.
KATHMANDU, July 29: As per traditional rules, it was Bungamati’s turn to initiate the chariot procession of Rato Machhindranath, after a 12 long year hiatus. However, the locals were not satisfied with the construction of the chariot and deemed the overall procession irregular. A few days after the start of the barha barsey mela, the devastating earthquake befell.
DHANUSHA, July 10: Now the famous Hindu temple in Janakpur-Janaki Temple- will be decorated in a modern style yet keeping intact its aesthetic values and decked up with lights in a bid to add more value to this important ancient temple.
KATHMANDU, June 21: Everest Bank Ltd has distributed trash cans to Shree Budhanilkantha Temple located in Kathmandu. Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the bank said has that it distributed trash cans with the objective to maintain cleanliness inside the temple premises.
JANAKPURDHAM, May 9: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will become the first Indian Prime Minister ever to perform the special worship at the Janaki Temple here employing what is called the 'khodasopachar' rituals.
KATHMANDU, April 23: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has performed special worship along with the panchamrit snan rituals at Pashupatinath and Basuki temples today, after her election to the high post for the second time.
BUTWAL, April 12: Recently human remains and ash were recovered near the Mayadevi Temple in Lumbini. Since the finding at the world heritage site, serious security concerns are being raised by stakeholders. Lumbini Development Trust manages the site, revered as the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha.
DOLPA, March 25: Members of the Dalit community recently took a big step, entering the renowned temple of Bala Tripura Sundari Bhagwati at Tanke Danda of Tripura Sundari Municipality-1, Dolpa for the first time.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Mar 17: The reconstruction of around 200-year-old Golma Bhimeswor Temple which was devastated by the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake is to take stride with the financial support of the Department of Archaeology.
BANEPA, Jan 29: Valuable silver assets were stolen from the Karunamai Temple based in Ugrachandi of Banepa-4, Kavrepalanchowk. As police said, silver ornaments including anklets, necklace and crown worth Rs 200 thousands were stolen from the temple of Hindu Goddess Karunamai last night.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: If you are taking your vehicle to the Pashupatinath to pay obeisance to Lord Mahadev, STOP. You will have to park your car at Bankali lawns and then proceed towards the temple as the Pashupatinath temple periphery has been declared 'No Entry' zone for vehicles.
The road on the way to Boudhanath temple has been badly damaged for a long time. The Road has been damaged due to expanding the road and digging for pipeline setup of Melamchi water project. By this local peoples and tourists, who came to visit stupa, are facing the problem.
POKHARA, Sept 30: A ceremony was held today to give and receive the Dashain tika en-masse at the Kot Bhairav Temple of Malla era based in Bharatpokhari of Pokhara Lekhnath Municipality-13 on the occasion of the Bijaya Dashami Festival.
An interesting thing about the temple is that the jaladhar of the Shivalinga faces east whereas almost all jaladhars in other Shivalaingas are faced south. The water offered to the Shivalinga falls on the idol of Lord Ram situated on east side of the Shivalinga.
KATHMANDU, March 25: The Non – Violence Lovers Vegetarian Association today staged a sit-in at the Bhagwati Temple at Bhagawati Bahal in Naxal – 1 demanding an end to animal sacrifice at holy place as temples and shrines.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: As the country is preparing to celebrate Maha Shivaratri tomorrow (Friday), movement of devotees and Sadhus has started growing dense at Pashupatinath temple area for one of the biggest Hindu festivals.
KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Locals at Basatapur on Tuesday obstructed ongoing reconstruction work at the Trailokya Narayan Temple inside Kathmandu Durbar Square Area. The temple had collapsed in the April 2015 earthquake.
“It is difficult as I have to purify myself by bathing even when I go to the toilet. But, I feel free because nobody scolds me or makes me cry. I don’t have to do any work and I’m loved by everyone because God loves the principal priest.”