Indreshwar Mahadev Temple-Hindu temple in Panauti

Indreshwar Mahadev Temple-Hindu temple in Panauti Panauti’s most famous temple is set in a vast courtyard full of statuary in the middle of the isthmus between the two rivers. Topped by a three-storey pagoda roof, the temple is a magnificent piece of Newari architecture. The first temple here was founded in 1294 but the shrine … Continue reading Indreshwar Mahadev Temple-Hindu temple in Panauti

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Panauti – an ancient religious village in Nepal

Panauti - an ancient religious village in Nepal The history of Panauti The name 'Panauti' is a formation of the Sanskrit word 'Purnamati' which symbolically means wholeness, completeness. The beautiful mountain valley of Panauti is situated at the confluence of Roshamati, Punyamati and Lilavati rivers. Traditional houses, courtyards, temples and monuments create the outstanding atmosphere … Continue reading Panauti – an ancient religious village in Nepal