Tal Barahi Temple

Tal Barahi Temple also called as Lake Temple or Barahi Temple is a two-story pagoda temple situated in the Kaski District of the Gandaki Zone in western Nepal.

It is a Hindu temple of the Goddess Durga (Barahi), the guardian of gods. It is situated on a little island on the south-east area of Phewa Lake in Pokhara.

The temple is used for worship by Hindus. We need to take a pontoon from Lakeside to reach Tal Barahi sanctuary. There are numerous accounts dependent on the foundation of the sanctuary. One of them is depicted underneath:

The temple was above the lake before King Kulmandhan Shah (The first Shah king of Kaski) according to the dream he had seen. he great devotee of Goddess Durga, King Kulmandhan Shah constructed the temple in the middle island of Lake Phewa.