Lord Shiva worshipped on Maha Shivaratri
The one of the important festivals in Nepal, Maha Shivaratri is being observed today across the country by all Hindu devotees. All the hindu temples of Lord Shiva and Shiva Linga are thronged by the crowd of devotees.
The main temple and the most important hindu temple, Pahupatinath is believed to visit by 700,000 devotees from Nepal and India.
Hundreds of Sadhus had started thronging the temple days before the Shivaratri while many others joined them on Wednesday. Devotees from as far as India have also arrived to celebrate the festival dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Hindu god.