After breakfast we will make a drive to Dakshinkali, one of the most important temples of the Hindu and located about 22 km south of Kathmandu, near to the village of Pharping. The temple is dedicated to goddess Kali, the fearful form of Shiva’s consort Parvati. The word Dakshinkali is made up of Dakshin and Kali, which means the protective deity of the south. The main shrine in the temple made-up a single black stone, with six-armed, standing in prostrated, which is known as the symbolic icon of spiritual energy, so lots devotees visit here to receive good lucks, peace and prosper. Also, they believe that, the goddess Kali protect the whole family from unwanted negative energy.
The temple is one of the main temples to sacrifice the animals, particularly cocks and male goats, which is the main way to worship the goddess Kali and especially held on Saturdays and Tuesdays, and also during the Dashain festival, falls on September/October
A backward uphill path leads us towards the Village Pharping, through a small village and terraced farming of different crops, including rice and beautiful glimpse of high Himalaya and southern part of Kathmandu valley, where situated the cave of Guru Rinpoche, the Padmasamvawa, who brought Buddhism to Tibet in the 8th century AD. Also, the village is flourishing Buddhist center in Kathmandu valley with hundreds of Buddhists monuments, including different monasteries, Chhortens, meditation centers, the temple of the Tantric deity; the Vajra Yogini, the Sesha Narayan.
Possibly, In the afternoon you also meet a shaman, The Tantric.