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Pashupatinath Pilgrimage

Pashupatinath Pilgrimage

Pashupatinath one of the most important hindu temple, stands on the bank of Bagmati river. It is one of the popular shiva temples of south Asia. Pashupatinath area covers a wide spreader open fields with scattered trees and Mrigasthali forest. Pashupatinath temple has historical and archeological importance. A deep study of this area confirms interrelationship among religion culture and nature. There are two famous temples Pashupatinath and Guhyeshwari. There are number of idols, inscription, stupas and temples. Main temple is three storyed and with gold Gajur and Four big doors moulded by silver.Many religions shelters and cremation Ghat (Arya Ghat) are attractive parts for tourists. There is an elderly home with basic facilities.

Pashupatinath is generally busiest pilgrimage. It remains quite crowed on the occasions of of Mahashivarati. This festival is celebrated as shiva’s birthday. Thousand of pilgrims including Babas come here to worship lord shiva on this occasion. Bala Chadurdhashi and Haribodhani Ekadashi are also celebrated heavily. Moring and evening Aarati is performed everyday to worship lord shiva. The Pashupati Area Trust is an institution to look after this temple area. A master plan is operated to conserve it forever.

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