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Annapurna Temple

Annapurna Temple is situated in the area of Ason Bazaar. The Ason market is always crowded with shoppers and merchants. Annapurna Temple is a tiered temple dedicated to the main goddess of Ason – Annapurna Ajima. The temple was built under the Shah dynasty, in 1893. Ajima is the goddess of prosperity and abundance, her name literally means abundant food. The goddess has been idolized as a Silver Kalash filled with food. This goddess is the mainly worshiped by the Newari traders in the Ason market.A Her name stands for Food (Anna) and Fulfil (purna) and symbolises that her blessings fulfil every wish and always provides abundance.

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Masterpiece of Nepali art

(5/5) By Nabin on 23 January, 2020

Very rewarding sight near Kathmandu Durbar Square

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