Trekking in Nepal

Royal Orchid Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd.

891, Arubari, Boudha, Kathmandu, NEPAL
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Country : Nepal
Region : All other
Activities : Trekking
Trekking/Tour Days : 1
Total Days : 2
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Pashupatinath Temple
Built On: 16th century
World Heritage Site: Listed on Cultural Category
Specially: Hindu Shrine
Attractions: Golden roofed main temple, Beautiful old Temples,Deer Park ,  Ancient Statues,

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Pashupatinath Temple

The oldest Hindhu temple Pashupatinath Temple Which is 5km north-east of Kathmandu. This temple, with its astonishing architectural beauty, stands as a symbol of faith, religion, culture and tradition. Regarded as the most sacred temple of Hindu Lord Shiva in the world, Pashupatinath Temple's existence dates back to 400 A.D. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga or phallic symbol of Lord Shiva. Thousands of pilgrims from all over the world come to pay homage to this temple, that is also known as 'The Temple of Living Beings'. This is pagoda styled temple having two level roofs of the temple are embellished with gold and the four main doors are adorned with silver. The western door has a statue of a large Bull, Nandi, is ornamented in gold. This black stone idol, about 6 ft in height and circumference, adds to the beauty and charisma of the temple. The present architectural nature of Pashupatinath temple came into existence as a result of renovation by Queen Gangadevi during the reign of Shivasimha Malla (1578-1620 AD).

The main Attraction of Pashupatinath are : Gold-painted images of guardian deities , Chaturmukha (four-faced statue), Chadeshvar, an inscribed Licchavi linga from the 7th century, Brahma Temple. Arya Ghat is also the main point of the pashupatinath where the people from hindu religion use to burn their dead body according to their religion. Gauri Ghat ( The holy bath) Pandra Shivalaya (15 shrines) Gorakhnath and Vishwarup Temples,Guhyeshwari (Guhjeshwari) Temple,Kirateshwar Mahadeva Mandir and Surya Ghat are also the place to visit around pashupatinnath.



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