Sankata Temple, located at Te Bahal is a very famous Hindu Temple. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Sankata (Goddess who helps people to combat Graha-Dasha). Graha-Dasha means planetary periods which effects the well being of a human. It is believed that Goddess Sankata used to solve the problems of the Malla King, which made common people believe in her. The goddess is especially worshipped during Saturdays. Thousands of devotees visit this temple to take blessings from Goddess Sankata. Sankata is known to be the most popular goddess among the Vajracharya Newars of Kathmandu, but she is also worshipped by All Hindus and Buddhist devotees. During the festival of Navratra, the goddess is served with different types of food. Everything required for worship is available right outside the temple. Every 12 years, the priest of the temple, worships the goddess in a holy pitcher for Yogini at Chobhar. We would recommend you to visit this temple and take blessings from the goddess for your well being.