Lalitpur [Nepal], Sept 2 (NT): Nepal's well-known Krishna Temple was on Sunday reopened for the public as three years before it was closed for reconstruction following a gigantic earthquake in 2015 on the occasion Janmashtami.
A huge mass of people with serpentine lines thronged in the famous Patan Durbar Square to take Darshan of the lord Krishna. This Temple was built in the 17th century and had sustained slight smash up during the calamity.
Notably The temple has been reopened for the auspicious occasion of Krishna Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna who is the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu is witnessed with religious fervor and enthusiasm. Devotees have been gathering in the premises of Patan Durbar Square from the wee hours of Sunday.
For the last three years, Devotees had to take a round of temple without entering. But from this year, now they can enter in the temple. The Krishna Temple is built in Shikhara style (a tower like conical formation built of stone and decorated with carvings) and has 21 Gajurs (golden pinnacles) in the top places. The holy place of worship also has about 10 idols of Lord Vishnu in different forms.
On the auspicious occasion of Krishna Janamashtmi, Newstrck wishes a very happy Janmashtami to all its viewrs (NT)