Naxal Bhagwati Temple: photo 5
Photo 5 of 37 in Gallery: Naxal Bhagwati Temple
Image title: Shri Skandmata
This sculpture depicts Shri Skandmata (श्री स्कन्दमाता), also spelled: Shri, Shree, Skandamata, or Śrī Skandamātā.
These photos are taken around the Naxal Bhagwati Bahal Temple (Kathmandu, Nepal) which is dedicated to Goddess Durga. It is a famous destination for pious Hindus especially during the festival called Dashain. The temple has roots connecting it to the Lichchhavi (Licchavi) era and traces back to 607 CE, when King Shankerdev built the current pagoda.