28 Nov 2012: Across the Bagmati River are 15 votive shrines, the Pandra Shivalaya, which were built to enshrine lingas in memory of deceased persons between 1859 and 1869.
28 Nov 2012: In the first and third photos, at the ghats (stairs where you can descend to the river), plateaus are made that are used for the open air cremations that take place on a daily basis. The cremations that attract many visitors, both Nepalese and foreign visitors. This is because in many cultures, … Continue reading
Pashupatinath Temple (Nepali: पशुपतिनाथको मन्दिर) is one of the most significant and oldest (existence dated back to 400AD) Hindu temples of Lord Shiva in the world, located on the banks of the Bagmati River in the eastern part ofKathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The temple serves as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. It is regarded as the most sacred among the temples of … Continue reading