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Shewaki (Dari: شيوکى‎) is a village located in the Hindaki area of Afghanistan, in the East Kabul District Bagrami near the mountains Koh e Hindaki and Munar e Chakari (not related to Chakari, Afghanistan).

Shewaki

شيوکى
Village
Shewaki is located in Afghanistan
Shewaki
Shewaki
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°27′N 69°13′E / 34.450°N 69.217°E / 34.450; 69.217Coordinates: 34°27′N 69°13′E / 34.450°N 69.217°E / 34.450; 69.217
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceKabul Province
DistrictBagrami
Elevation
1,798 m (5,899 ft)

Shewaki is derived from Shiva, the supreme Hindu deity.[citation needed]

TemplesEdit

Shewaki is the site of Shahbahar (King's Vihara), one of Afghanistan's major Hindu temples.[citation needed] Shahbahar was a Buddhist stupa during the Kushans dynasty and a Hindu temple in the time of the Kabul Shahi.[citation needed]

Pictures of the ruins of the Shewaki-Stupa as Shahbahar or King's ViharaEdit