Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple:

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This is Pashupati temple is near Tribhuvan international airport. Its a holy place of Hinduism and attractive tourism spot. This temple is listed UNESCO World Heritage Sites’ list. It is one of the great temple of Hindus. Only Hindus and Buddhist are allowed to enter the temple as it is very important for Hindus. The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous and great Hindu temple. It is located on the banks of the Bagmati River which is approximately 5 kilometers north-east of Kathmandu district in the eastern part of Kathmandu Valley, the capital of Nepal. It is the temple of Lord Shiva and one of the major festivals of the Temple is  Maha Shivaratri on this day over million devotees visits here. Pashupatinath Temple is one of the oldest Hindu temple among temples inside Kathmandu.

According to Nepal Mahatmaya and Himvatkhanda, the deity here gained great fame there as Pashupati, the Lord of all Pashus, which are living as well as non-living beings. Pashupatinath was made in  400 B.C. some part of the temple are in pagoda style which is considered as the symbol of Lord Shiva. The temple was built new in the 5th century by Lichchavi King Prachanda Dev. Over time, many more temples have been built around these two -storied temple. These include the Vaishnava temple complex with a Rama temple from the 14th century and the Guhyesweri built in an 11th-century manuscript
Mobile phones and cameras are not allowed inside the temple. Taking pictures of the temple is strictly prohibited.

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