Shashwat Dham is the divine platform of Sanatan Dharma and spiritual attainment. Amidst the scenic foothills of Dev Chuli in Nawalparasi and spread over 12 verdant acres, the temple is a destination for explorers, spiritual seekers and nature lovers alike to discover ancient knowledge and inner peace. It lies in the Devchuli region of the Nawalpur district on the east-west highway and is 22 km west from Narayanghat, Chitwan.
Shashwat Dham, is the temple of lord Shiva Shree Ekambareshwar Mahadev. With gracious blessing of Sri Kanchi Kotham Shankaracharya Jee, the temple was envisioned with Gurukul. Gurukul was incorporated in guidance of Shankarya Jee as he was worried about lack of karmakanda pundits who are committed towards their duty and virtue. Today Gurukul provides free education to Batuks from various part of the country with objective to deliver devoted pundits who can sustain the Hindu rituals and culture.
There are numerous divine element of Hinduism and Buddhism immersed inside the premise of Shashwatdham. Every Monday Ganga Ararti takes place on the yard of water pond attracting devotees from various part of the country and nearby. For many seniors and elders Shashwat Dham have become a place to be jubilious chanting names of Gods and Godess. On every occasion and festival Shashwat Dham is able to bring people together and have shown the strength of integrity among diversity. ShashwatDham is one of Nepal’s most visited tourist destination, recognized by the Ministry of Tourism and Civil aviation of Government of Nepal in 2018. A record number of visitors had paid their visit to the stunning Parmatma Ekambareshwar Shiva Temple, a Buddhist center and a yoga retreat, the site attracts visitors from all walks of life. It has become a prime destination for both national and international religious Tourism.
Shashwat Dham is the blessing of late Sri Kanchi Kotham Shankaracharya Jagadguru Jayendra Saraswati Ji. Late Mr. Lun Karan Das Chaudhary was the real devotee of Pashupatinath, lord Shiva visiting temple of Pashupatinath every day during his life. Mr. Chaudhary was pushed in a wheelchair to visit Pashupati even in final days of his life
During his meeting with Shankar Acharya, it was suggested to Chaudhary Family that Nepal has innumerable temples and it has rich Hindu culture but it lacked good Karma Kanda Pundits, who were well versed with Vedic knowledge and practices. Thus, this illustration of Shankaracharya Jee inspired Chaudhary family to build a temple that wasn’t just a place of worship but a place that delivers true pundits, who uphold and preserve the spiritual and religious values of the Sanatana Dharma.
To be the most sought after destination for explorers , seekers and nature lovers globally for Spiritual upliftment, mental tranquility and physical wellbeing through knowledge ( Jnana), Devotion ( Bhakti) , Action ( Karma) and yogic practices ( Raja) while preserving and upholding the essence of Sanatan Dharma it its purest form.
With the divine blessings of Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Ji and Sri Kanchi Shankaracharya Jagadguru Jayendra Saraswati Ji, Shashwat Dham aims to be a destination for everyone to attain spiritual strength, immerse themselves in eternal knowledge passed down by generations of saints and sages from Vedic times and experience the tranquility of eastern culture — the true nature of our inner being.
From the desk of the trustee