Wakupati Narayan Temple is a Narayan Temple in Bhaktapur Municipality Ward No. 9 in Bhaktapur. If a person is unable to attend Changu Narayan, or if Changu Narayan is unable to worship due to a vow, this Wakupati Narayan is worshiped. During the time of King Jagat Prakash Malla this temple was constructed. The creation of this Wakupati Narayan is the subject of a legend.
There is a story on the Wakupati Narayan Temple .Lord Changu Narayan was a devotee of a farmer. He used to go to Changu Village on a daily basis. Due to his busy schedule, he was unable to meet Lord Changu Narayan one day while harvesting paddy.A fter a day, he went home with a huge load of paddy, and Lord Changu Narayan appeared inside the paddy. In 1667, he constructed a two-storey elegant temple on the current Wakupati Narayan Temple. Because he is sitting on a paddy load, this Narayan is known as Wakupati Narayan.In Nepalbhasa “Wa” signifies “Paddy” and “Ku” indicates “Storage” “Pati” is a Hindi word that signifies “owner.” Wakupati Narayan is known as Narayan because he owns a paddy burden. As a result, the practice of offering new paddy to this Narayan has not changed since the introduction of new paddy.
Four stone pillars are erected in front of the temple, one of which is on the ground, on top of pillar Garuda (a bird creature from Hindu mythology that has a mix of eagle and human features) placed. The only way to get so many Garuda in front of a Narayan temple is to do it this way. After witnessing this Wakupati Narayan Temple, it is also usual to sit for a while on the stone in front of the temple. As a result of sitting on the stone, the sins of the day are Deities who holds her head own her hands is revered as a life-giver. To be a Shakti Pith, powerful Mata Chhinnamastha. Similarly, if someone’s ear hurts, it is revered as “Nhepansyadya:” in this area.