Pathivara

Pathivara

Pathivara temple, located on the hill of Taplejung in Nepal is one of the most significant Hindu temples of Goddess Pathivara. It is also considered one of the holy places for Kirats. Worshippers from different parts of Nepal and India flock the temple during special occasions, as it is believed that a pilgrimage to the temple ensures fulfillment of the pilgrims’ desires.

The temple is located 19.4 kms. east of Phungling municipality at an altitude of 3,794 m. (12,444 ft.). The pilgrims offer animal sacrifices, gold and silver to the Goddess Pathivara. Besides the temple, the waterfall at Sawa and the pond of Timbung near the temple are also worth visiting.