Dakshinkali and the Surroundings
Dakshinkali Surroundings is the blog that provides information of one of the holiest site of Hindus. Pharping is about 19 km south-west from old bus station, Kathmandu. Similarly, the large number of Tibetans people resides in this old Newari village. The religious sites for the Hindu and Buddhist people, Pharping makes a good day out for the locals of Kathmandu. It one of the good places for the people who want to go deeply on Buddhist culture. Similarly, there is Guru Rinpoche’s cave where one can see Guru Rinpoche’s residence. Every day many Buddhist Pilgrimage visit here. The large number of Buddhist Monasteries is built around Pharping. Dakshinkali Surroundings is the blog that provides information of one of the holiest site of Hindus.
Furthermore, downhill to the south of Pharping, there lies Dakshinkali temple which is temple of Kali and incarnation of goddess Parvati. The name of Dakshinkali is made of two words “Dakshin” means “south” and “kali”.
People brings chickens, goats, sheep, pigs and even buffaloes occasionally to offer the goddess and transformed into tiny cuts of meat by the skilled butcher of temple. Saturday and Tuesday are the special day to worship. The hundreds of people flow on those days.
On the way to Pharping and Dakshinkali there is Chobar. In ancient time, Manjushree chopped out the hill with single blow of her sword and released the water out creating Chobar Gorge. Taudaha is also a good place next to Chobar which is perfect place to visit with friends and families. This is a small pound with many fish and snake. The oldest cement factory which is closed since many years is seen on the way to Taudaha from Chobar.