Guheswari TempleKathmandu, NepalGuheswari temple, also spelled Guhyeshwari or Guhjeshwari temple is one of the revered holy temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvati. It is believed that Lord Shiva wandered the world carrying the body of Sati after she burned herself to death. During this process, her yoni, the female sexual symbol, fell at this place. King PratapMalla built this temple in the 17th century.
The temple name originates from guhya (cave) and ishwari (goddess). Non-Hindus are not allowed to enter this temple.
Guheswari Temple is located near Pashupatinath temple. It represents female force.