KATHMANDU, March 8: The Kathmandu Valley Police Office has mobilized over 4,000 security personnel at Pashupati area for the Mahashivaratri festival, which is being observed today.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Hindu devotees across the country are observing their great festival of Mahashivaratri today.

KATHMANDU, March 5: The Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) completed all preparations for Mahashivaratri on Friday. During Mahashivaratri, around 700,000 pilgrims visit the Pashupati area every year.

KATHMANDU, March 2: As many as one million revelers offered prayers at the Pashupatinath main temple on Mahashivaratri festival on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 1: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand went to the Pashupatinath Temple and paid homage to Lord Shiva on the occasion of the Mahashivaratri festival today.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The Shivaratri festival is being celebrated across the country today. Devotees have been flocking to the Shiva temples including Pashupatinath in Kathmandu since this morning on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Even as the threat of coronavirus infection looms large, the devotees across the country are thronging the Shiva temples today on the occasion of the Mahashivaratri.


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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.

Maha Shivaratri celebrated with fanfare

February 14, 2018 03:17 am

KATHMADNU, Feb 13: Hindu devotees across the country celebrated Maha Shivaratri, one of the biggest Hindu festivals, with a lot of fanfare on Tuesday. Over 350,000 devotees throng the Pashupatinath Temple to pay homage to Lord Shiva, according to the temple officials.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Devotees have thronged Pashupatinath Temple since early Tuesday.

POKHARA, Feb 13: The consumption of sugarcane has increased in the district during Maha Shivaratri.

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.

Shivaratri festival at Chhayachetra

February 12, 2018 10:31 am

SYANGJA, Feb 12: The Chhayachetra Shiva Mandir Committee is all set to organize Shivaratri Festival at the temple’s premises to mark Hindu’s one of the greatest festivals Maha Shivaratri. Chhayachetra temple is situated at the border of Waling Municipality and Bheerkot Municipality of Syangja district.

Shivaratri at Pashupati

February 25, 2017 08:32 am

The Pashupatinath Temple  area was jam-packed with colorful Sadhus, devout pilgrims, and curious visitors from within and outside the country this Mahashivaratri too. Here are a few glimpses from the Sivaratri celebrations at Pashupati on Friday.

KHOTANG, Feb 25: A large number of pilgrims visited Halesi Mahadev Temple in Khotang district on the occasion of the Mahashivaratri festival on Friday.

Security beefed up for Maha Shivaratri

February 24, 2017 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: In view of the Maha Shivaratri today, security around the Pashupatinath Temple, the most important pilgrim site for celebrating the festival, has been tightened tenfold to prevent any potential mishap and crime from happening, the authorities said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: As the country is preparing to celebrate Maha Shivaratri tomorrow (Friday), movement of devotees and Sadhus has started growing dense at Pashupatinath temple area for one of the biggest Hindu festivals.

Pashupati ready for Shivaratri

February 23, 2017 08:08 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Guthi Sansthan has said that it has completed all the celebratory and ritualistic preparations for Maha Shivaratri, a major Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Shiva, to be observed tomorrow.