Sri Pachali Bhirav temple of God Kalabhairava is located on the banks of Bagmati and Vishnumati rivers in Tekudovan town of Kathmandu, Nepal. There are numerous local stories about the temple and the deity. The first mention of the temple was found in Kasthamandap or Maru Sattal in 1333 AD. It was a kind of a political treaty drafted, believing God Bhairava as a witness. The Kapalikas or Kulse Yogins are the community in charge of maintenance of this temple.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Wish fulfillment
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.