Pashupatinath Temple Nepal History, Timings, Darshan and Route info
Temple is located on the banks of the Bagmati river and is dedicated to Lord Siva.
Pashupatinath Temple Nepal History
|3 BC||Built by the King Pasupreksha Deva of Somdev dynasty|
|605 AD||Amshuvarman kings used to worship this deity|
|1099 /1126||SivaDeva renovated this temple|
|1578||Rani Gangadevi renovated this temple|
|1620||Rani Gangadevi renovated this temple|
|1697||Present form of the temple was built by |
King Bhupendra Malla
|2015||Earthquake scattered the buildings outside the temple|
As per the Legend, Lord Siva disguised himself as a deer and started roaming here. Devas who came to know about Lord Siva’s existence thought of carrying him to Kashi. Devas pulled the deer horns with force. The deer reluctant to move and horns fell on the ground. These four pieces emerged as the four faces of Linga.
Pashupatinath Temple Nepal Timings
|Morning Hours||5:00 am – 12:00 pm|
|Evening Hours||5:00 pm- 9:00 pm|
The above-mentioned timings might change on special days.
Sandhya Aarti performed daily after 6 pm. No entry fee for this.
Aarti performed on the Banks of River Bagmati.
Dress Code: Any decent outfit.
Darshan waiting Time: 90 – 120 mins.
Temple will be crowded on festival days such as Sivaratri, Karthik Masa, Navaratri days etc.
Best Time to visit: Nov-May.
- Entry only for Hindus.
- Non-Hindus are not allowed for Darshan.
- Usage of Camera, Mobile, Binocular, Tape recorder, Leather goods, footwear not allowed in the temple premises.
- Free shoe keeping centre is located at the entrance.
How to reach Pashupatinath Temple Nepal?
- The nearest airport is at Kathmandu which is 2 Km away.
- The nearest Railway station is at Kathmandu which is 6 Km away.
- Taxis are available from Airport and Railway station. Mini Buses are running from all parts of Kathmandu.
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