Articles — Pashupati
Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal
May 17 2017 Tags: Pashupati, Pilgrimage, Shiva, Temples
Pashupatinath temple, is dedicated to Shiva and is situated beside the Bagmati river in Nepal. Pashupati literally means Lord of the animals and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous 5th century Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva(Pashupati). The square two-tiered building stands on a single-tiered plinth in an open courtyard. The temple has silver-plated and gilt doors with niches on both sides containing images of gold painted guardian deities. This richly decorated temple with wooden sculptures is believed to make wishes come true. One of the most astonishing decorations of the temple is the huge golden statue of Nandi -...