Pulastya Pulhashram/Jagannath Temple

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    Location

    Longitude: 83°06’08 ’’- 83°52’27’’ Latitude: 28°17’52’’- 28°47’37’’

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    Temperature

    Maximum: 35.4°c Minimum: 4°c

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    Rainfall

    1509.1 mm

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    Weather

    Sub-tropical, Temperate, Sub-Alpine & Alpine

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    Accommodation

    Hotel, Lodge, Resort and Community Home Stay

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    Culture

    Lakhe, Maruni, Ghatu, Salejo, Kheli, Thado Bhaka

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    Access

    Pokhara to Beni- 80 km by Bus

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    Health Service

    Hospital, Health Post, Clinic, Ayurvedic Centers

Situated at 1,530 m above sea level in Pulachaur village which is north-west of Myagdi’s headquarter Beni bazar, it is a symbolic place of worship for Hindus. This place is believed to be the meditating grounds for the ancient sage Pulastya (Padma) and Samkhyadarshan’s Vedic sage Kapil. The sages are believed to have made celestial offerings at the Homkunda, a fresh water lake.

There is also a myth that king “Ravana” of Lanka made his first religious journey from this area. According to ancient beliet. Ravana is said to be the grandson of sage “Pulastya”, Lord Shiva is worked in this place of religious retreat during events such as Manasturmati Akahaya Toliva and Krishna Janmashtam.