THE WEEK IN PICTURES

March 16, 2019 18:40 pm

THE WEEK IN PICTURES FOR THE WEEK MARCH 10-MARCH 16

KATHMANDU, March 4: The Metropolitan Police Range Office (MPRO), Kathmandu, has decided to enforce the blanket ban on the consumption of marijuana in the Pashupatinath temple area on the occasion of Mahashivaratri.

Jay Shambhoo! Mahashivaratri today

March 4, 2019 07:00 am

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Hindu devotees all over the country today are celebrating the great festival of Mahashivaratri by worshipping Lord Shiva at various rivers, ponds and temples since early this morning.

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March 3, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Mar 2: The final preparations for this year Mahashivaratri are underway at Pashupatinath.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

December 8, 2018 18:40 pm

The week in pictures December 2 - December 8.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Over 500,000 Hindu devotees thronged the Pashupatinath temple on the occasion of Balachaturdashi to pay homage to the deceased souls in their families and for their eternal peace.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Hindu devotees across the country have thronged in Pashupatinath temple and to other Hindu shrines from early morning today to pay homage to their near and dear ones, who died over the last one year, on the occasion of Bala Chaturdashi.

Yamuna Giri, 88, and Jyanu Giri, 82, (They changed their names after becoming sannyasini) have been living together as sannyasinis (hindu nuns) at the Pashupatinath Ashram for over eight years.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Visiting Malaysian Minister for Human Resources M Kulasegaran has visited the Pashupatinath Temple this morning.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Marking 'Janai Purnima', also known as 'Rishi Tarpani', thousands of devotees worship Lord Shiva at Pashupatinath in Kathmandu and at Kumbheswar in Lalitpur and other Shiva temples across the country and take holy dips in ponds and lakes and rivers.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Shrawan is also known as the month of Bol Bam. The month of Shrawan in the Hindu calendar is considered as auspicious period to worship Lord Shiva.

KATHMANDU, May 12: After paying homage at Muktinath Temple early morning today, visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, April 23: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has performed special worship along with the panchamrit snan rituals at Pashupatinath and Basuki temples today, after her election to the high post for the second time.

Pashupatinath on Maha Shivaratri

February 14, 2018 10:45 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Maha Shivaratri is known as the favorite day of Lord Shiva. There are various legends and myths associated with this day.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: As Hindus are marking Maha Shivaratri on Tuesday, devotees across the country and from the different part of the world are gathering in Kathmandu to celebrate the holy festival at Pashupatinath.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Devotees from various places of the country and neighboring India have thronged Pashupatinath Temple since early Tuesday morning to offer prayers on Maha Shivaratri.

Sadhus in Pashupatinath (Photo feature)

February 12, 2018 17:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: As Hindus are marking Maha Shivaratri on Tuesday, devotees across the country and from the different part of the world are gathering in Kathmandu to celebrate the holy festival at Pashupatinath.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: If you are taking your vehicle to the Pashupatinath to pay obeisance to Lord Mahadev, STOP. You will have to park your car at Bankali lawns and then proceed towards the temple as the Pashupatinath temple periphery has been declared 'No Entry' zone for vehicles.

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

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Around 600,000 devotees offered worship to Lord Shiva at Pashupatinath Temple on the occasion of the Mahashivaratri festival on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Devotees have thronged Pashupatinath to observe the Mahashivaratri festival since early Friday morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The Pashupatinath – one of the most revered Hindu God Shiva's temple – was opened for public at 3:30 am this morning to mark the Mahashivaratri or the 'Great night of Shiva'.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Four different routes have been fixed for devotees to offer worship to the Lord Pashupatinath on Mahashivaratri festival, which falls on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has made announcements to renovate and reconstruct the crematorium based on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, has expressed India's willingness to assist in the reconstruction of the Ghats in the Pashupatinath Temple premises.

KATHMANDU,   Nov 3: Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who is on a three-day state visit to Nepal, has performed a special pooja at Pashupatinath Temple on Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Preparations for the special puja to be performed by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee at Pashupatinath temple are underway.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Hindu women across the country are observing the Rhishipanchami festival today as per the rituals. The festival, the concluding day of the Teej, is observed on the fifth day of bright half moon of the month of Bhadra.

Happy Teej! : Women throng Pashupatinath

September 4, 2016 14:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Women devotees started thronging the Pashupatinath temple from as early as 3 am on Sunday for the celebration of Haritalika Teej festival.

KATHMANDU, Aug. 18: The tagadharis or those who wear the 'Janai' (the sacred thread) around their bodies from the left shoulder change the sacred thread today after having a haircut and a bath on the occasion of 'Janai Purnima', also known as 'Rishi Tarpani'.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Hindu devotees thronged the Pashupatinath Temple since early morning today to observe the last Monday of the month Shrawan of the Nepali calendar.

Hindu devotees have thronged the Pashupatinath Temple since early Monday today to observe the fourth Monday of the month Shrawan of the Nepali calendar.

KATHMANDU,  July 18: Hindu devotees thronged the Pashupatinath Temple since early morning today to observe the first Monday of the month Shrawan of the Nepali calendar.