Pathivara temple, also known as Mukkumlung, is said to be one of the most significant Hindu temples in Nepal. Situated on the Taplejung hills, the Pathivara temple offers scenic views of the Mount Kanchenjunga. In fact, the road to the temple itself meanders through fog-filled landscapes and tall, shady trees. The members of the Nepal royal family are said to be ardent devotees of the Goddess and come here often to pay their respects.
Dedicated to Pathivara Devi, also known as AdiKali, Maha Maya, Maha Rudri among many other divine forms, the Pathivara temple is considered to be one of the holiest temples. Many travel from various parts of Nepal and India as well to seek the blessings of the goddess.