Daily Rituals at Pashupatinath Temple4:00 am: West gate opens for visitors.8:30 am: After arrival of Pujaris, the idols of the Lord are bathed and cleaned, clothes and jewelry are changed for the day.9:30 am: Breakfast is offered to the Lord.10:00 am: Then people who want to do Puja are welcomed to do so. The Puja continues till 1:45 pm in the afternoon.1:50 pm: Lunch is offered to the Lord in the main Pashupati Temple.2:00 pm: Morning prayers end.5:15 pm: The evening Aarati at the main Pashupati Temple begins.6:00 pm onward: Bagmati Ganga Aarati; done by the shores of Bagmati, has been gaining lots of popularity. We can see the shores of Bagmati crowded mostly on Saturdays, Mondays and on special occasions. Ganga Aarati along with Shiva’s Tandava Bhajan is carried out on evening Ganga Aarati.7:00 pm: Door is closed.
4:00-6:00: Pashupatinath temple located on the banks of Bagmati river, is another UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nepal. There are 6 other temples and 184 small shrines inside the complex itself. Further, several similar temples have been built outside the complex. This place is a cultural heritage of India that depicts various aspects of Hindu religion.
Pashupatinath Temple: It is the most sacred place in Nepal. Like Jagannath Temple in India, Pashupatinath temple in Nepal is belived to be the holiest place. Apart from the main shrine of Lord Pashupatinath, there are various small temples in it. Photography is strictly prohibited inside the temple premises.
Pashupatinath is regarded as one of the most significant and sacred temple of Lord Shiva (Pashupati). Built in the 5th century, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a unique example of the Nepalese style of architecture. The main attraction is an impressive statue of a large bull or Nandi covered in gold.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site- Pashupatinath temple is regarded as one of the most significant and sacred temple of Lord Shiva (Pashupati).