The royal family of Nepal does not go to this Vishnu temple because fear of death!

There are famous Hindu temples in India as well as in many countries of the world. Similarly, there are many ancient and famous temples in Nepal, where thousands of Hindus keep going for darshan. There is a very mysterious temple in these temples. Any common citizen can worship in this temple, but people of Nepal royal family cannot worship in this temple. Know about this temple.

Lord Vishnu Temple

This temple is located at a distance of 8 km from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Situated amidst Shivpuri hill, this is the temple of Lord Vishnu, whose name is Budanikantha. This ancient temple is famous all over the world for its beauty and wonders. It is said that this temple is cursed for the royal family. The people of the royal family in Budanikantha temple do not go for darshan because of fear of curse.

It is said that if any member of the royal family sees the installed idol of Lord Vishnu in this temple, he will die, because the royal family has got such a curse. Because of this, the people of the royal family do not go to this temple to worship. A similar idol of Lord Vishnu has been installed in the temple for the royal family, so that they can worship the Lord.

In the Budanikantha temple, Lord Vishnu is seated in a pool of water in a sleeping posture on top of 11 snakes. This black colored idol of Lord Vishnu is situated on the spiral coil of the heads.

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According to a popular legend, once a farmer was working at this place. During this the farmer got this idol. The length of this idol sitting in the temple is about 5 meters and the length of the pond is 13 meters. This pond represents the cosmic sea. On seeing this idol, one feels its grandeur. The idol of Vishnu situated in the pond is enshrined in the horoscope of Shesh Nag. In the idol, Vishnu’s legs are crossed and the rest 11 heads are seen colliding with his head. The head of the serpents is situated in the form of an umbrella of Lord Vishnu. The four hands of Vishnu in this statue represent his divine qualities. The first chakra representing the mind, the conch shell representing the four elements, the lotus flower representing the moving universe and the mace representing the dominant knowledge. Apart from Lord Vishnu, the idol of Lord Shankar is also installed in this temple.

Water lake formed by the blow of Shiva’s trident

According to the legend, when the poison came out during the churning of the ocean, Lord Shiva drank the poison to save the universe. After this, Lord Shiva’s throat started burning, so to destroy this irritation, he struck the mountain with a trident and took out water and by drinking this water, he quenched his thirst and destroyed the burning sensation of the throat. The water that came out from the blow of Shiva’s trident became a lake. Now the same lake is called Gosaikund in Kali Yuga.

Lord Shiva’s image is seen in the lake

The water source of the pond located in this temple is this kund. Shiva Mahotsav is organized in this temple every year in August. It is said that during this time the image of Lord Shiva appears at the bottom of this lake.