Over 600,000 offer prayers at Pashupatinath on Mahashivratri

Over 600,000 offer prayers at Pashupatinath on Mahashivratri

Over 600,000 devotees offered prayers to Lord Shiva till Saturday morning at the Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal on the occasion of the Mahashivaratri festival, media reports said.

Feb 25, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Unesco team at Swayambhunath temple to prevent looting

Unesco team at Swayambhunath temple to prevent looting

The iconic central stupa, with its gazing eyes of the Buddha at Kathmandu's iconic Swayambhunath temple still stands tall at the hilltop, but the surrounding structures inside this famed Buddhist temple complex has been reduced to rubble.

May 02, 2015, 20:13 PM IST

Nepal PM to gift Pashupatinath``s replica to Narendra Modi

In a symbolic gesture, Nepal`s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala will gift a replica of Pashupatinath, a revered Hindu shrine in Kathmandu, to India`s Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi who is to be sworn-in Monday.

May 26, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

One million devotees to visit Pashupatinath on Shivratri

At least one million pilgrims from both India and Nepal are expected to pay obeisance to Lord Shiva at the revered Pashupatinath Temple on Maha Shivratri.

Mar 09, 2013, 15:41 PM IST

Row over Pashupatinath temple sparks legal battle

The governing body of Nepal`s
world famous Pashupatinath temple has dragged the government
to the Supreme Court after the Communist-led coalition
dissolved the Trust of the 5th century Hindu shrine.

Jul 29, 2011, 20:40 PM IST

Pashupatinath under threat from mice, cockroaches

The centuries old most sacred Hindu temple Pashupatinath is facing an embarrassing problem due to a sudden rise in the population of mice and cockroaches.

Jun 13, 2011, 15:10 PM IST

Thousands of Indian Hindus arrive to worship at Pashupatinath

Tens of thousands of devotees, including those from India, have arrived at Nepal`s world famous Pashupatinath temple to celebrate Mahashivratri, one the most popular Hindu festival in the country.

Mar 01, 2011, 21:26 PM IST

Nepal`s SC refuses to stay selling tickets for Pashupatinath

Some 500,000 devotees are
expected during the Mahasihvaratri.

Feb 22, 2011, 23:03 PM IST

Courting couples to be barred from Pashupatinath

Concerned over "amorous
behaviour" on its sacred premises, authorities managing
Nepal`s world famous Pashupatinath Temple are planning to
introduce fines to deter courting couples.

Feb 01, 2011, 23:30 PM IST

Burial battle intensifies in Nepal

There is now a ban on burying non-Hindus on Pashupatinath`s forested land.

Jan 31, 2011, 13:33 PM IST

Nepal govt in dock over Pashupatinath`s treasury

A case was file against the govt for opening the main treasury of the temple.

Jan 30, 2011, 00:38 AM IST

Pashupatinath: Nepal sets up panel to ease work

The government has set up a
top panel to make the functioning of Nepal`s world famous
Pashupatinath Temple more transparent, following a Supreme
Court directive to streamline the management of the 5th
century Hindu shrine.

Jan 12, 2011, 00:15 AM IST

Saran wraps up Nepal visit with prayers at Pashupatinath

India`s special envoy Shyam Saran on Friday offered prayers at the famous Pashupatinath temple here before wrapping up his three-day visit to Nepal, aimed at to help form a consensus government amidst political crisis.

Aug 06, 2010, 15:38 PM IST

Indian group to perform in Pashupatinath during Mahashivaratri

Thousands of Hindu devotees
from India are expected to throng the revered Pashupatinath
Temple here, where a Delhi-based musical group will sing
`bhajans` during Mahashivaratri.

Feb 11, 2010, 18:23 PM IST

Krishna in Pashupatinath; enquires about safety of priests

Four months after two Indian priests were assaulted by Maoists at the Pashupatinath temple, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna visited the shrine.

Jan 16, 2010, 12:41 PM IST

Nirupama Rao arrives in Kathmandu on 2-day visit

Fgn Secy Nirupama Rao arrived here Monday on a two-day visit during which she will hold talks with top Nepalese leadership and discuss political developments in this country.

Sep 14, 2009, 11:37 AM IST

Pashupatinath Temple reopens, Maoists block roads

As the famous Pashupatinath
Temple re-opened on Sunday for devotees after a two-day gap amid
tight security, Maoists blocked roads adjoining the 5th
century Hindu shrine and shouted slogans.

Sep 06, 2009, 20:04 PM IST

Indian priests at Pashupatinath beaten up

group of Maoists today severely
thrashed two Indian priests and tore their clothes and sacred
thread at Nepal`s famous Pashupatinath temple, marking a
violent turn to the agitation over their recent appointment.

Sep 04, 2009, 20:40 PM IST

Pashupatinath under siege once again

The celebration of Indra Jatra - the festival of the rain god - was marred in Nepal as violence erupted in the capital.

Sep 03, 2009, 15:22 PM IST

Maoists to agitated if Indians priests appointed at Pashupati

Maoist activists on Tuesday threatened
to launch a major agitation if the government heeds to the
recommendations of the selection committee and appoints Indian
priests for Nepal`s famous Pashupatinath Temple.

Sep 01, 2009, 22:05 PM IST