pashupatinath Photos

PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Situated in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, on the banks of the Bagmati River, this is one of the most significant Hindu temples in the world and one of the most important places of pilgrimage for the followers of Hinduism.

Pashupatinath is considered the most sacred among the temples of Lord Shiva and thousands of people come to pay homage every day.

The Bagmati River is considered a holy river with highly sacred properties and Hindus are cremated on the banks of the river.
Bhasmeshvar Ghat is the most used cremation site in the Kathmandu Valley and Arya Ghat is for the members of the royal family.

(see Varanasi)