Pashupatinath

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  1. Duration1 Days

Difficulty:Easy

Pashupatinath on the bank of holy Bagmati Rever is one of the very famous and biggest ritual sites for the Hindus in the world. The date of starting is not fixed however the historians tell that it was starting since 3rd century but the present building was built in 17th century. It is known as the God of beast, Hindus dont scarify animals in this temple instead they offer milk, vermilion and some fruits for worship. The main Pujari remains Bhatta South Indian; this system prevailed since 7th century. It is natively the Hindu temples however Buddhist religious people are also often come to worship here. In 1834 Muslim emperor or invaders SAMASUDDHIN came to Nepal with his warriors and had destroyed so many temples and monument so since then non Hindus are not allowed to enter from the main entrance door. In Hinduism there are three major deities Bramha (the creator), Bishnu (the protector) and Maheswor (the destructor), it is believe that the Shiva is one of the manifestation of Maheswora and takes a big place in Pashupatinath temple. The ceremonies or ritual serenities take a place every day however there are 2 big feast call Shiva ratri and Tij. Open Hindu funeral cremation also running on without stoppage on the bank of Bagmati River, uncountable of Shiva monuments and temples, holy BABAs, Monkeys and thousands of pilgrimages are always crowding around the temple. The site is assigned as the UNESCOs cultural world heritage site since 1979.