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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  • Pashupatinath is such an interesting place but also rather confronting with multiple cremation taking place all day on the Bagmati River. The main temple is only accessible to Hindus but you will be a...  more »
  • The temple is next to the crematoriums in the river (Pashupati Aryaghat). The temple is of very good manufacture abroad, unfortunately non-believers cannot enter. However you can have some views from the door, where you can see a sculpture of a bull or cebu.
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  • One of the most sacred Hindu temples of Nepal – Pashupatinath Temple is located on both banks of Bagmati River on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. Pashupatinath is the most important temple dedicated to god Shiva. Every year this temple attracts hundreds of elderly followers of Hinduism. They arrive here to find shelter for the last several weeks of their lives, to meet death, be cremated on the banks of the river and travel their last journey with the waters of the sacred river Bagmati, which later meets the holy river Ganges. Hinduists from every corner of Nepal and India are arriving here to die. It is believed that those who die in Pashupatinath Temple are reborn as a human, regardless of any misconduct that could worsen their karma. The exact day of their death is predicted by astrologers of the temple. If you are attracted to the places where the spirit of death can be felt, then consider Pashupatinath as your first destination. It is a temple with special atmosphere of death; death is present in almost every ritual and every corner of it. يقع أحد المعابد الهندوسية الأكثر قداسة في نيبال - معبد باشوباتيناث على ضفتي نهر باغماتي على المشارف الشرقية لكاتماندو. Pashupatinath هو المعبد الأكثر أهمية مكرس للإله شيفا. يستقطب هذا المعبد كل عام مئات من كبار السن من أتباع الديانة الهندوسية. يصلون إلى هنا لإيجاد مأوى خلال الأسابيع القليلة الماضية من حياتهم ، لمواجهة الموت ، وإحراق جثثهم على ضفاف النهر والسفر في رحلتهم الأخيرة مع مياه نهر باغماتي المقدس ، الذي يجتمع لاحقًا مع نهر الجانج المقدس. الهندوس من كل ركن من أركان نيبال والهند يصلون إلى هنا ليموتوا. من المعتقد أن أولئك الذين يموتون في معبد باشوباتيناث يولدون من جديد كإنسان ، بغض النظر عن أي سوء سلوك قد يؤدي إلى تفاقم كارماهم. ويتوقع المنجمون في المعبد يوم موتهم بالضبط. إذا انجذبت إلى الأماكن التي يمكن أن تشعر بها روح الموت ، فاعتبر أن باشوباتيناث هي وجهتك الأولى. إنه هيكل ذو جو خاص من الموت. الموت موجود في كل طقوس تقريبًا وفي كل ركن من أركانها.
  • 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.
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