Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo, Kathmandu

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Pay a visit to the sprawling complex of Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo, the oldest temple in Kathmandu, and one of the most sacred Hindu shrines. Dedicated to Pashupati, an incarnation of Shiva and patron of animals, the numerous temples and shrines of the complex straddle both sides of the Bagmati River. While the main temple and courtyard can only be accessed by Hindu devotees, visitors can explore the rest of the grounds. On a tour of the famous temple, you might encounter meditating sadhus, deer, and monkeys, or even witness a funeral pyre, as the temple attracts the elderly who come here to die and be cremated in the sacred river. To visit Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo on your trip to Kathmandu, use our Kathmandu trip builder website.
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  • One of the most mesmerizing rituals feelings while visiting pashupatinath temple . We saw the priests perform the Aarati by taking oil lamps and moving them in circular motion and dedicating their...  more »
  • The powerful feeling of the temple is outstanding. It is a huge temple. P Sometimes very crowded with Hindus on pilgrimage. Hindus only have entry into the main Shiva temple. Across the river are the....  more »
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  • One if the oldest temples having many stories associated to it according to the Hindu Mythology! The architecture and over all vibe is blissful! However the saints asking for money to do you favours in the form of blessing can become a little uncomfortable at times. There are many small temples built within the main temple. Photography is strictly prohibited but manged to take a few.
  • पशुपति नाथ मंदिर It's is One The Oldest & Holy ⛪⛪ Temple?? Of Lord Shiva. It's is A World ?? Heritage Site. It Very Auspicious To Visit One Time In Our Life. The Place Where It is Situated Is A Awesome ?✊?? Place. The Early Morning Sunrise ????? Is Awesome To ??See. The Weather Of This Very Cozy And Romantic To Move Around The ???City.
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