Photos: “Preserve the heritage”

October 5, 2020 21:05 pm

KATHMANDU: Locals residing around Pashupatinath Temple staged a protest against the newly-proposed Master-plan for Expansion and Development of Pashupati Area by Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) starting Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Preparations are on to celebrate Mahashivaratri in a special manner on the occasion of Visit Nepal Year 2020. Different organisations have started cleaning different places in Pashupati area at the request of the Pashupati Area Development Trust for the same

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Minister for Forest and Environment Shakti Bahadur Basnet urged the people from all walks of the life of the society to join hands with the government to promoting green urbanization.

For the love of classical music

February 22, 2019 08:00 am

Every evening at the Pashupatinath temple one can see hundreds of people sitting on the stone steps facing the banks of the river Bagmati waiting for the aarati to start. The light from the oil lamps makes the entire riverside shine with a coppery red glow. A ritual that started 12 years ago, the Pashupatinath Bagmati aarati draws in people of all ages who come to take in the grandeur well ahead of the scheduled time.

NC leader Bastola's final rites today

October 14, 2018 10:40 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Nepali Congress leader Chakra Prasad Bastola, who passed away on Saturday evening, will be cremated at Pashupati Aryaghat today.

In pictures: Teej celebration at Pashupati

September 12, 2018 14:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The 'Teej' festival, also celebrated as the 'Haritalika', is being observed by Nepali Hindu women today throughout the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Three routes have been set for the devotees to enter the Pashupatinath temple premises on day of the Haritalika Teej tomorrow. The routes were determined in view of the sea of devotees on the day.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Prime Minister KP Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will jointly inaugurate a Dharmashala (a resthouse for pilgrims), constructed at Tilganga on Thursday. The Dharmashala was constructed with financial assistance from the Indian government.

KATHMANDU, June 10: A campaign of planting saplings has started in the Pashupati area with the objective of increasing greenery in this world heritage site and the centre of faith for the Hindus across the world.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Raj Kumar Rai, who is from Halesi, Khotang was a helper at a flower shop near Pashupatinath temple when he and his wife Kumari were taken to Manav Sewa Ashram, Gongabu for rehabilitation. Since both of them were of sound mind, they were asked if they would like to serve at the ashram.

KATHMANDU, April 4:  The Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) has announced the Pashupati area as free of beggars on Tuesday.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 9: Sher Bahadur Tamang, candidate from CPN-UML has made a victory fro the House of Representatives from Sindhupalchowk.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Prakash Dahal, son of CPN (Maoist Center) chairperson and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, passed away on Sunday morning.

LALITPUR, Aug 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari worshipped and performed pooja at the Krishna temple in Patan Durbar Square today on the occasion of Shree Krishnajanmastami.

KATHMANDU, August 6: The fourth largest party in the parliament, Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has split on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 17: A large number of devotees lined up from 2 am today at the gate leading to Pashupati temple. However, the gate was opened at 3 am only.

Pashupati Paints announces winners

March 2, 2017 10:29 am

KATHMANDU, March 2: Pashupati Paints has announced the winners of its scheme, ‘Pashupati Paints Mahaparba Ko Rangutsav’, amid a function in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

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.

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.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Fourth master plan is to be introduced to develop Pashupati area as tourism and religious site.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Visiting Indian President Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to offer worship at Pashupatinath Temple on tomorrow morning.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Pashupati Paints has opened its new showroom at Kalikanagar of Butwal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: “Pashupati Prasad” has been announced “Best film of the Year” at the LG Film Awards- 2016 held at the Nepal Army Officers’ Club in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

Teej devotees inundate Pashupati

September 4, 2016 20:57 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Over 550,000 devotees had offered teej prayers to Lord Shiva at the Pashupatinath Temple by 6 pm on Sunday evening.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) has claimed that this year festive celebration of Haritalika (Teej) at the Pashupatinath Temple is so far the most systematic and well-managed during the past 27 years.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The last rites of late singer Khem Raj Gurung was performed at Pashupati Aryaghat on Sunday evening.