Monday, November 17, 2014

Holy Yatra to the Abode of Lord Shiva - 3


Kathmandu Tour - 1

Pasupathinath temple, Guhyeshwari temple

Entrance of  Pasupathinath temple

 Majestic  Brass Nandi facing Lord Shiva

On the first day of the yatra for acclimatization the yatris normally stay at Kathmandu (1400 mt). Normally the day is spent by visiting temples in Kathmandu. The tour operator took us to Pasupathinath temple the most popular Shiva temple and Guhyeshwari temple a Sakthi  Peetam and Budh Neelkant temple on the outskirts of Kathmandu. 

Pasupathinath teple is reveres as kasi of Nepal. Some believe that Lord Shiva leaves Kailash during winter and resides in Pasupathinath  during that time.  To know more about this temple  visit

Intricately carved wooden window 

Pigeons  outside the temple complex

The bridge across Bagmati River

Monkeys frolicking on the banks of the Bagmati River 

The entrance of Guhyeshwari temple

 To know more about this temple  visit

The temple is situated on the banks of sacred Bagmati River


Our group in front of Guhyeshwari temple

 The yatra continues . . . . . . 

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