Ponds in Bungamati

Each community of Bungamti has its own separate ponds or ‘Pukhu’ made for various socio-religious functions. ‘De Pukhu’ belongs to the Shakya community, ‘Kha Pukhu’ for Shrestha community and ‘Na Pukhu’ for Jyapu communityThere are altogether 5 ponds in Bungamati which acts like a water reservoir. Kha Pukhu and Na Pukhu are located outside the main settlement whereas De Pukhu lies inside the settlement which has functional relationship with the main temple of Rato Machhindranath.