One of the most intriguing places in Kathmandu that you should not dare miss while in Nepal is the Dakshin Kali or Dakshinkali Temple. Believe it or not, actually animal sacrifices are still practiced here, making it one of the bloodiest temples in South Asia. Located just about 22 kilometers from the center of Kathmandu, near the village of Pharpin, this blood-soaked temple and one of the main temples in Nepal is dedicated to the goddess Kali, which explains the gory ritual.
Kali is a Hindu goddess that is known as the black one. Her name is synonymous to black, time, death, or lord of death. The goddess [Read more…]