Pashupatinath

Local nameपशुपतिनाथ
LocationKathmandu, Nepal

The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous and sacred Hindu temple complex that is located on the banks of the Bagmati River, approximately 5 kilometres north-east of Kathmandu in the eastern part of Kathmandu Valley, the capital of Nepal. The temple serves as the seat of Nepal's national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. This temple complex was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites's list in 1979. This "extensive Hindu temple precinct" is a "sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Bagmati river" and is included as one of the seven monument groups in UNESCO's designation of Kathmandu Valley as a cultural heritage site.

One of the major Festivals of the temple is Maha Shivaratri on which day over 1 million devotees visit here.The temple is one of the 275 Tamil Paadal Petra Sthalams on the continent.

Tags Place of WorshipUNESCOHinduismHeritage
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pashupatinath_Temple

Coordinates 27°42'37.755" N 85°20'55.431" E

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