Of these two, the Pashupati Nath Temple of Nepal is more recognized and more devotees come here for darshan than Mandsaur. Today we will talk about this grand temple of Lord Shiva located in Kathmandu, Nepal. This temple of Nepal is located in Devpatan village on the banks of a river named Bagmati, 3 km northwest of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.
In this pilgrimage, the head of the bull form of Lord Shiva is worshiped, which is Panchmukhi. The special faith of the devotees towards this temple is towards the Shiva temple, which is considered to be the best in Nepal. This temple located in Nepal is also included in the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites, which makes the faith of the people of this temple even bigger.
It is often seen that there are very few such temples that have been included by UNESCO in its list of World Cultural Heritage Sites. This temple is included. It is a matter of pride for all Shiva devotees.
Only Hindus Allowed Entry
The special thing about this temple is that in this temple only Hindus and those who have faith in Lord Shiva have been allowed inside the temple premises. If a person of any other religion wants to enter this temple, then he is not allowed to enter the temple premises. People of any other religion can visit this temple from the other bank of the Bagmati river.
In this city there is a confluence of the Bagmati and Vishnumati rivers. Pashupatinath Temple is on the banks of the Vishnumati River. In the sanctum sanctorum of the Pashupati Nath Temple, there is a Panchamukhi Shivling, which is believed to be one of the eight element idols of Lord Shankar. This is the head of Lord Shiva in the form of Maharishi. There is an idol of Nandi in a pavilion nearby. There is a huge temple of the goddess near the Pashupati Nath Temple. Visiting here before or after Kedarnath is mandatory.