The Dumu Temple is very interesting. It is a very independent building. There are many traditional things in the temple. The wooden temple is quite large. This temple is also a very important place for local sacrifices. It is very fun.
The original temple collapsed in the earthquake and is now rebuilt according to the original picture
Kasthamandap was originally a public house where pilgrims and passers-by rested, and was later built as a temple. This temple played a very important role in the history of Kathmandu city in the middle of the night. It is said to be built from a single tree. There was an earthquake last year, and now it is in ruins. Repair work is in progress.
The single wooden temple is located in the center of the intersection west of Bassantpur, a downtown area in Nepal. It was originally a public house where pilgrims and passers-by rested, and it was later built as a temple. It is a temple-style building with double eaves and a height of about 20 meters. The single wooden temple was built with the wood of a tree in the 12th century. The Sanskrit name is KasthaMandap, which means beautiful city; the Nepalese name is Kathmandu, which means single wooden temple. Later, the name of the city became the name of the city, which was the origin of the name of the capital of Nepal.
Finally, we will return to the southern end of Durbar Square in Kathmandu and walk into the single wooden temple. In the center of the temple is the statue of our unknown Hindu deity. This temple is famous besides being built with the wood of a big tree by the locals. What's more important is that it was originally a public house where pilgrims and passers-by rested and was later built as a temple. Since the 12th century AD, the entire city seems to be built around a single wooden temple. Initially people named the city "Kasthamandap", the Sanskrit name is Kathmandap, which means beautiful city, and the Nepalese name is Kathmandu, which means single wooden temple. It can be seen that this temple has played a very important role in the history of Kathmandu. It may be said that it is a witness to the history of Kathmandu. There are also two temples near the Dumu Temple. A large multi-story temple used to be a collective activity center, but now the gate is closed and it looks very deserted. The other small golden-topped temple enshrines the gods worshipped by both Hindu and Buddhists, so almost everyone passing by will enter it or ring the bell or worship, which is very lively. These two temples are said to have been renovated more than a hundred years ago. Although Nepal’s national history has experienced ups and downs over the past century, it seems that the preservation and repair of temples and other ancient buildings in Nepal has been doing well. .
The Dumu Temple was originally a public house for pilgrims and passersby to rest, and was later built as a temple. This temple played a very important role in the history of the city of Kathmandu. Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, means single wooden temple in Nepali. The temple is open. When you walk into the single wooden temple, you can see the statue of Gorakhnath in the small wooden house in the center of the temple. The statue of Ganesh can be seen everywhere in the courtyard, as well as some other gods' shrines. Many citizens of Kathmandu are burning incense and praying, and we silently make a wish in our hearts.
The single wooden temple is located in the southwest corner of the square, from which the name of Kathmandu comes from. Although there is no exact historical record, the Dumu Temple is probably built in the 12th century. It is said that the wood for the entire building comes from a single tree. At first, it was a meeting point for those who came to participate in important celebrations. Later, it became a temple dedicated to the god Gorakhnath. The small wooden house in the center of the temple enshrines statues of the god Gorakhnath. Ganesh's statues can also be seen everywhere in the courtyard, as well as some other gods' shrines. A bronze lion guards the gate, and symbolic patterns from Hinduism are depicted on the first floor of this three-story building. Every morning, when porters sit in front of the single wooden temple to solicit customers, this square, medieval-style building appears very busy.