According to Gopalraj Aalok Vhat, the temple was built by Prachanda Deva, a Licchavi king. Another chronicle states that Pashupatinath Temple was in the form of Linga shaped Devalaya before Supuspa Deva constructed a five-storey temple of Pashupatinath in this place.
The original temple was built in 400 AD, making this temple to be an important historic structure and the oldest temple in Kathmandu Valley. The structure of the temple holds bulks of gold on the roof and spire.
The Pashupatinath temple complex is part of UNESCO's World Heritage Site. The temple's age is not exactly certain, but legend indicates its existence to date back to 400 BC. The complex includes 518 temples, buildings, and structures.
The temple is believed to have existed on the site since 400 AD. According to an inscription discovered inside the premises, the wooden temple thrived during the year 800 AD. During that period, Supusapa Deva king built the five-storey structure over the temple out of wood.
History of Pashupatinath Mandir Mandsaur
The history of the temple dates back to the Gupta period, during the 1960s.
Lord Shiva is considered the Lord of knowledge — Jnanam maheshwarat icchet. Only by the grace of Lord Shiva can the jiva be liberated from the pasha or the bondage caused by maya. Hence the name Pashupati — The Lord who can make the pashu free from the pasha and grant liberation.
It is one of the renowned Hindu temples which is dedicated to Hindu Goddess Sita. It is also named as Nau Lakha Mandir by the locals as the cost for the construction of the temple was nine lakhs. Queen Vrisha Bhanu of Tikamgarh, India built the temple in 1911 AD.
The Nyatapola temple is unusual for the region as it has five storeys and stands on a five tiered base. It was built in about 1700 in the reign of King Bhupatrindamalla (1694-1722).
It is considered to be one of the oldest temples whose history dates back nearly from 3000 years as it was built in the 4th century under Lichhavi dynasty by King Mandev. The Changu Narayan Temple is a place which holds a strong religious as well as historical impact on the country.
Historical Context: It was built in the early sixteenth century by King Laxmi Narsingha Malla.
In 2008, however, the German archaeologist Klaus Schmidt determined that Göbekli Tepe is, in fact, the oldest known temple in the world. The site was purposefully buried around 8,000 B.C. for unknown reasons, although this allowed the structures to be preserved for future discovery and study.
The Kumari Ghar was built in 1757 by King Jaya Prakash Malla when he was overcome in guilt after offending the current Royal Kumari. In an act of atonement, he built her a new home. It was renovated in 1966.
Pashupati (Sanskrit Paśupati; devanagari पशुपति ) is a Hindu deity and an incarnation of the Hindu god Shiva as "lord of the animals". Pashupati is mainly worshipped in Nepal and India. Pashupati is also the national deity of Nepal.
Pashupatinath temple is also know as "The temple of Living Beings". The temple is famous for its awe-inspiring and astounding pagoda architecture. The two level roofs of the temple are embellished with gold and the four main doors are silver.. The western door has statue of a large bull ornamented in gold, Nandi.
A sculpture of Baman Tribikram erected by Lichchhavi king Man Dev is considered to be the oldest sculpture in Nepal.
The temple was originally built by King Jitamitra Malla in 1696 A.D. The structure that can be seen today, however, is reconstructed by King Bhupatindra Malla and dates back to the late 17th or early 18th century.
The oldest standing fully wooden pagoda in China today is the Pagoda of Fugong Temple in Ying County, Shanxi, built in the 11th century during the Song/Liao dynasty (see Song Architecture).
Kathmandu's royal palace, known as the Hanuman Dhoka, was originally founded during the Licchavi period (4th to 8th centuries AD), but the compound was expanded considerably by King Pratap Malla in the 17th century.
Nyātāpola Temple (Nepal Bhasa: ???????? ???, "ŋ̊ātāpola déga", lit. 'five storey temple') is a five tiered temple located in the central part of Bhaktapur, Nepal. It is the tallest monument within the city and is also the tallest temple of Nepal.
Goddess Sita was born in the Kingdom of Mithila, which is now in present day southern Nepal. The Janaki Temple in Janakpur, which was the capital of Mithila, was built in honor of Goddess Sita.
The magnificent temple was constructed taking inspiration from the Mughal and Koiri style of architecture by Vrish Bhanu, the queen of Tikamgarh in India, in 1910. The Janaki temple is also called Naulakha Mandir (a temple of nine lakhs), named after the total cost of its construction.