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On the reverse side of Nepal Mohar, at the center there is a circle which is divided into three parts by 2 horizontal straight lines.
The top most part has "Shree 3". "Shree" is the symbol of good luck. Hence, good luck thrice is surrounded by three dots decoration at both sides.
The center legend has a standing "Khadga", a double edged sword of "Bhawani", the goddess with wreath on it has two letters "Bha" at the left and "Wa" at right and the bottom part has the letter "ni". So, the full text at the center becomes "Shree 3 Bhawani".
"Shree Shree Shree Bhawani" is the favorite goddess of Shah Kings. This center circle is surrounded by 8 lotus flower petals having 'sri', 'sri', 'sri', 'go', 'ra', 'kha', 'na', and 'tha' which makes "Sri Sri Sri Gorakhnath". Goraknath, the famous and favorite God of Gorkhas and Shah Dynasty Kings, who descended from Gorkha and captured the valley of Kathmandu, thus uniting Nepal by conquering many small principalities.