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Pashupatinath Temple

Shiva Statue

Pasupatinath is considered one of the holiest shrines of all the Hindu temples.Pasupatinath Temple is famous for trinity gods of Hinduism like Shiva Brahma and Vishnu respectively.It is also the part of the World Heritage Site of UNESCO.The temple has remained the presiding deity of ruling Nepalese Royalty.

 Located on the banks of the Bagmati river, this two tiered magnificent golden temple with four triple silver doorways is unique example of the Nepalese temple architecture. It is one of the largest Hindu temple complex  in'South Asia with hundreds of Shiva lingams, shrines icons of various Hindu god and goddess insides.The main entrance of this temple is in the western side facing a small street of Deopatan market.
In the middle of the spring (Feb.March) every year there occurs a festival called Shivaratri in which day lord shiva was born.

                                        LORD VISHNU

The world Shivaratri means the holy night of Lord Shiva. On this day many devotees visit the Pashupati Nath temple and make the ceremonial fire, in this time lots of Sadhu people can be seen.They get adicted through drugs only this night and you can see lots of unusual characters and activities of the ascetic men.
The temple gives lots of information about Hindu culture and background history as well.Where you can see cremation spot it indicates root of Hindus'culture as well.if you are interested about Hindu custom you need to take a city guide who can give you some.

Information for this temple.
 Most of the devotees spend the night offering prayers to Shiva, the god of the destroyer.This festival attracts tens of thousand of pilgrims from India besides the locals.Historically pre-Chistian era this temple seems to have its origin away back to the early Kirat period. Stone sculptures found in the vicinity support the antiquity of this place.Regular bus and taxi services are easily available from a city points.


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