Photos of the Maha Shivaratri Hindu festival 2013 at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu (Nepal).
Maha Shivaratri (the 'Great Night of Shiva') is a Hindu festival celebrated every year in reverence of Lord Shiva.
In Nepal, Shivaratri is particularly celebrated in the Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most significant Hindu temples of Shiva in the world, located on the banks of the Bagmati River in the eastern part of Kathmandu.
For more info about the Shivaratri festival, read en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maha_Shivaratri.
For more info about the Pashupatinath Temple, read en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pashupatinath_Temple.