Naxal Bhagwati Temple: photo 12
Photo 12 of 37 in Gallery: Naxal Bhagwati Temple
Image title: Shri Jhujhar Bhomiya Ji
This sculpture depicts Shri Jhujhar Bhomiya Ji (श्री झुझार भोमिया जी), also spelled: Shri, Shree, Jhujhār, Jhuñjhār, Jhuñjhāra, Bhomiyaji, Bhomiyājī or Śrī Jhujhāra Bhomiyā Jī.
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.