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Ambikeshwori Temple

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Proper name  Ambikeshwori Temple
Primary deity  Shiva Sati Devi
Locale  Ghorahi
Primary deities  Shiva, Sati
Country  Nepal
District  Dang Deukhuri District
Important festivals  Maha Shivaratri, Teej
Ambikeshwori Temple

Ambikeshori Temple (Nepali: अम्बिकेश्वरी मन्दिर) is the highly religious centre of the attraction of people in the Mid-Western Region of Nepal, South Asia. This temple lies in the lap of largest valley of South-Asia, Dang Valley. Lying just at the fifth ward of the largest city of Rapti and Karnali Zone, Ghorahi, it is accessible to many of the pilgrims. The temple also known as ‘Maiko Than’ (Mother’s Place) is situated to the north of Ghorahi one and half kilometers away on bank of Katuwa Khola. This Shaktipeetha is supposed to have emerged due to the falling of right ear of Satidevi according to the Swasthani Purana. This temple is the most popular Shaktipeeth of Dang.

Every year a great number of people gather during Dashain.

References

Ambikeshwori Temple Wikipedia


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