Female devotees throng Pashupatinath Temple

Published On: August 24, 2017 10:56 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, August 24: Female devotees have started thronging Pashupatinath Temple from today morning to celebrate Haritalika Teej festival. 

The devotees started queuing up at the temple from as early as 2 am, while all four doors of the temple have remained open, said the Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT). 

Approximately 150,000 female devotees worshipped at the temple until 8 am, informed the PADT. Any programme has not been arranged to hold a special puja at the temple for today, said Director of the PADT Bhola Sitaula. 

Meanwhile, President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to offer worship at the temple at 6 pm today. 
Also, female devotees have thronged various main Shiva temples in Bhaktapur to celebrate the festival. 

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