hindu shrine near the pashupatinath temple - kathmandu (nepal)

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One of the many small shrines surrounding the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu (Nepal).­

I took this photo during the Shivaratri festival (the 'Great Night of Shiva'), where thousands of Hindu devotees and pilgrims gather at the Pashupatinath Temple to pray Lord Shiva.­

For more information and to see other photos of the Shivaratri festival and the Pashupatinath Temple, read the album description.

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Nepal Maha Shivaratri Festival 2013 - Pashupatinath Temple (Nepal)