Krisnhna Mandir Temple (Chayasim Deval)

Krisnhna Mandir Temple (Chayasim Deval)

Krisnhna Mandir Temple (Chayasim Deval)
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This stunning temple is Nepal’s finest example of Shikhara style architecture, not quite as popular as the Pagoda style but taller and more ornate.
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Ajay Khadka
Kathmandu, Nepal2 contributions
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Aug 2020 • Friends
Krishna Ashtami!!

The birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated as Krishn Ashtami. Krishna, the dark- skinned god revered as a manifestation of Lord Vishnu, who taught warrior Arjuna the value of Karma in the Bhagwad Gita, was born at midnight on the eighth day of the dark moon of August which is known as ashtami..
To celebrate the birthday of this popular Hindu god, devotees flock to Krishna temples all over Nepal; Kathmandu Valley's Krishna Mandir in Patan Durbar Square is the centere of celebrations and is thronged by a large number of devotees who gather at night to pay homage beyond mid-night. Even during the day, hordes of devotees visit the temple to pray and make offerings.
t night, men and women from far and wide gather in and around the 17th century stone temple singing praises of Lord Krishna waiting for the midnight hour. Euphoric prayers and incantations fill the air, and small oil lamps are lit as a mark of felicitation and devotion to the god.
Images of Lord Krishna are also carried around the city in processions accompanied by joyous crowds of followers and musical troupes. Along the lanes of old Kathmandu people display framed pictures of Krishna showing various episodes of his amazing life.
Written August 11, 2020
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Hredeyendra
Kohalpur, Nepal6 contributions
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Jan 2023
If you're staying around in Patan, Lalitpur, you will see a beautiful temple made of stone called 'Krishna Mandir' which is very popular among any age group. Elderly come here to worship and younger generation chooses this spot for dating and romantic chats in the evening. The Krishna Mandir is lit up really beautifully in the evening. A must visit place in Patan, Lalitpur.
Written February 19, 2023
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Doyel K
Kolkata (Calcutta), India413 contributions
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May 2014 • Solo
This tree storied temple looks like a hand carved jewel. The metal shines with glints and glares on a summer afternoon. The temple itself is centre point of visit in Patan. It stands in the middle of Durbar square and is usually easy to find. a visit and sit at the premises to claim the respite of the shadows.
Written February 24, 2015
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redeco
Warren, MA9,294 contributions
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Dec 2013 • Friends
Krishna Mandir is perhaps the most beautiful of all the temples in the Kathmandu Valley. Dedicated to Krishna, the grey stone building has an airy look because of the multiple columns on each of the three levels. The structure is octagonal and is surmounted by a splendid dome with a golden finial. Multiple porches are on every side of the temple.

The temple was constructed in 1637 by King Siddhi Narsingh Malla and it has a distinctly Moghul influence. It's quite different from most of the other temples. This temple is opposite a very high pillar with a gilt statue of Garuda on top. Take a moment to discover some of the marvelous carvings depicting Hindu epics that are carved into the friezes on the temple. This is one to savor and spend some time admiring.
Written November 20, 2014
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jhakri
Mahalaxmi, Nepal9 contributions
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May 2012 • Friends
Krishna Mandir is a major land mark of Patan Durbar square, almost all of the material are stone and well carved and paved. During Krishna Astami mass Hindu devotee come to this temple to worship Lord Kirshna and his wife Radha. If you happen to go Nepal please do not miss this temple visit, see and know closely it.
Written May 6, 2012
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Hiddenpc
NpjBnk706 contributions
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Sep 2010
Krishna mandir is situated in the Durbar square area of Patan. This temple was built by Malla King Sidhhinarsingha in 16th Century. This temple is considered as the masterpiece of Shikhar style temple in Nepal. It has 21 golden pinnacles and three storyed. Not a single nail or wood has been used to built it. The king saw Krishna and Radha standing infront of his palace. The temple is built exactly at the same place. There are carvings of pictorial taless of Mahabharata and Ramayana at 1st and 2nd floor of the temple. There is staute of king with a bird on his head in namaste posture on a pillar infront of the temple. It is said that the king before his death that he should not be thought dead until the bird on his head fly or the hands go apart from namaste posture. So, even today a room is made ready with clean bed and hookkah every night and the guard say they hear the sound of smoking hookka and find creases on the bed in the morning.
A lot of pigeons at the courtyard outside the temple. You can feed them with maizes, paddy etc ( can be bought nearby) . It is believed that the air from pigeons wings is very useful. hurting pigeons here is punishible.
It is one of the grand momuments in kathmandu valley. One must see it.
Written June 3, 2011
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8ivek
Toronto, Canada11 contributions
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Mar 2014 • Family
Krishna is 9th incarnation of Lord Bishnu and eighth son of Devaki and Vasudev.

This temple has 21 top.

Beautiful place to hangout in front of Temple with friends plus there are lot of nearby restarurants to eat delicious foods.
Written March 30, 2014
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Roger W
Siebnen, Switzerland1,720 contributions
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Oct 2018 • Friends
This hindu temple is inside of Patan Durbar Square. It’s different then the other temples and for me for sure the highlight in Patan. Because it’s a hindu temple it’s forbidden to go inside the temple for non hindus. But the temple is already beautiful from the outside. So if you’re in Patan don’t miss it!
Written November 27, 2018
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Anil B
Al Wukair, Doha, Qatar12 contributions
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Aug 2013 • Family
Krishna Mandir is one of the best Temple which I have ever come across. The design of the temple is outstanding and you can just sit and watch the craftsmanship of this temple for hours. This is one of the must see of Patan Darbar Square.
Written November 26, 2013
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uhhnvi
76 contributions
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Dec 2012 • Solo
Patan Krishna Temple is also known as hindu lord Krishna Temple, So this place attracts all the hindu during the hindu festival .,It has also been listed in World Heritage Site of UNESCO .There are more than 1,200 Buddhist monuments of various shapes and sizes scattered in and around patan the city which has attracted thousands of tourist every year.
Written October 21, 2013
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