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Bageshwari Temple in Nepalgunj

Bageshwari temple is one of the 'Shakti Peeth' of Goddess Durga. It is believed to be one of the form of Goddess Durga. Bageshwri (literally Vaageshwari) means - "Vak + Ishwari" :- Vak = voice and Ishwari = Goddess". Vageshwari or Bageshwari is for Goddess of voice.

According to Hindu religion when God Shiva was performing Tandav with dead body of Parvati, the places where body parts of Goddess fell, Shakti peeths were established. It is believed that the tongue of Goddess was fallen here.

The temple is famous in Nepal and also in India. Several Hindus even from India come to this temple almost daily for 'Pooja'. Specially Shard Navratra and Chaitra Navratra, the crowd at temple is worth viewing.


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