Dwarika’s Architectural Tour

A temple is a structure usually built for the purpose of, and always dedicated to, religious or spiritual activities including prayer, meditation, sacrifice and worship. Lord Rama is known as
the seventh avatar of Vishnu, one of his most popular incarnations along with Krishna, Parshurama, and Gautama Buddha. Rama is known as the supreme being in the Hindu mythology. The Ram Mandir temple is an extraordinary building built in 1871 A.D by Sanak Singh Tondon in a total area of 46 ropanies, which at present is shredded down to 2.75 ropanies. The total area was 374 ropanies (approx) earlier out of which Cornel was gifted from king Surendra Bikram Shah after winning the victory against the king Bhot (1854 AD-1855 AD).It is believed that the throne of Vikramaditya, a legendary emperor of ancient times India (an ideal king known for generosity, courage, and patronage of scholars) was carried by 32 butterflies like an angel and kept next to Ram Mandir,
hence the name Battisputali (32Butterflies) origins from the History. This is the only temple made in the Domb style in Nepal and is completely different from other temples. Whereas, this is one of a few temples in Kathmandu welcoming all religions who want to perform aarti and witness the presence of god in the territory itself.The temple is built upon saligram, the black stone with full-bodied idols, while the outer premises contain various artistic objects, including a famous idol of Hanuman in the east of the Temple.