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Lalitpur Patan Narasingha Temple – Nepal

Lalitpur Patan Narasingha temple is located at the durbar square in Patan, Nepal. The temple is dedicated to the Narasimha avatar of Bhagwan Vishnu. The shrine was built in 1589 CE. This is a shikhara style temple.

The temple is constructed out of brick and there are huge lion sculptures at the entrance of the shrine. There are also other stone sculptures.

The main sanctum has an ornate door. Devotees are not allowed inside. There is a standing stone murti of Bhagwan Narasimha. It is believed that a Shivling is also present in the sanctum.

There are Shiva Shakti temples in the temple. Shivratri and Narasimha Chaturdashi are important days in the temple.