Temple Details

Pashupatinath Temple   Katmandu

About Pashupatinath Temple

The Pashupatinath Temple is an acclaimed, holy Hindu temple devoted to Pashupatinath and is situated on the banks of the Bagmati Stream 5 kilometers north-east of Kathmandu Valley in the eastern piece of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. This temple is viewed as one of the consecrated temples of Hindu confidence .The temple fills in as the seat of the national divinity, Master Pashupatinath.This temple complex is on UNESCO World Legacy Locales' rundown Since 1979. This "broad Hindu sanctuary area" is a "sprawling accumulation of temples, ashrams, pictures and engravings raised throughout the hundreds of years along the banks of the sacrosanct Bagmati stream" and is incorporated as one of the seven landmark bunches in UNESCO's assignment of Kathmandu Valley as a social legacy site. One of the significant Celebrations of the sanctuary is Maha Shivaratri on which day more than 800,000 lovers visit here.

By Air
The closest airplane terminal is the Tribhuvan International air terminal which is found roughly six kilometers far from the Kathmandu downtown area. 

By Bus
You can likewise achieve Kathmandu by transport from India from either Gorakhpur or Varanasi to the Nepalese fringe at Sunauli. From Sunauli one can take a nearby transport to Kathmandu. There's additionally a recently propelled coordinate transport administrations from New Delhi, India to Kathmandu. The entire adventure takes around 30 hours.

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1. Aarya Ghat

2. Mrigasthali Deer Park

3. Gauri Gaht

4. Pandra Shivalaya

5. Pandra Shivalaya

The unique feature of this temple is that only 4 priests can touch the idol. Daily rituals of Pashupatinath are carried out by two sets of priests ; one being the Bhatt priests and other Bhandari. Bhatta or Bhatt are the one who performs the daily ritual and can touch the lingam, whereas Bhandaris are the helper and temple caretaker priests who are not qualified to perform pooja rituals or to touch the deity.


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