maha shivaratri festival 2013 - pashupatinath temple (nepal) - 41 photos

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.

row of shiva lingas - pashupatinath temple - kathmandu (nepal), festival, flowers, hindu temple, hinduism, kathmandu, lingams, lingas, maha shivaratri, offerings, pashupati, pashupatinath temple, perspective, row, shiva lingam, shrines, stone vaults, vanishing point
hindu shrine near the pashupatinath temple - kathmandu (nepal), backlight, festival, hindu temple, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, night, pashupati, pashupatinath temple, shrine, stairs, steps, stupa, tree
pashupatinath temple - kathmandu (nepal), festival, hindu temple, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, night, pashupati, pashupatinath temple, shrines
pashupatinath temple at night - kathmandu (nepal), festival, fisheye, hindu temple, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, night, pashupati, pashupatinath temple, shrines
pashupatinath temple - shivaratri night - kathmandu (nepal), festival, hindu temple, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, night, pashupati, pashupatinath temple, shrines
colony of macaque monkeys sleeping on the ground (nepal), macaque, monkeys, night, sitting, sleeping, wildlife
baba's makeshift camp - shivaratri festival at pashupatinath temple - kathmandu (nepal), babas, camp, camping, encampment, festival, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, men, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhus, sitting, tent
hindu funeral wake - corpse of the dead in shroud on ghat (nepal), cadaver, corpse, crowd, dead, festival, funeral, ghats, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, lying in wake, maha shivaratri, pashupati, pashupatinath, shroud, steps
hindu funeral - corpse of the dead washed before cremation (nepal), bagmati river, cadaver, corpse, dead, festival, funeral, ghats, hinduism, kathmandu, lying in wake, maha shivaratri, pashupati, pashupatinath, shroud, steps, washed, washing, water
hindu funeral - corpses of the dead on ghat (nepal), bagmati river, cadaver, corpse, crowd, dead, festival, funeral, ghats, hinduism, kathmandu, lying in wake, maha shivaratri, pashupati, pashupatinath, shroud, steps, washing, water
hindu funeral - family around corpse of the dead in shroud on ghat (nepal), cadaver, corpse, crowd, dead, festival, funeral, ghats, hinduism, kathmandu, lying in wake, maha shivaratri, pashupati, pashupatinath, shroud, steps
hindu devotee smoking a chillum of weed - ritual cannabis (nepal), baba, cannabis, chillum, dreadlocks, dreads, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, marijuana, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, smoke, smoking
hindu man smoking weed - ritual cannabis (nepal), baba, cannabis, chillum, dreadlocks, dreads, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, marijuana, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, smoke, smoking
babas, sadhus and hindu pilgrims at the shivaratri festival (nepal), babas, crowd, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhus, walking
group of sadhus sitting near their bonfires (nepal), babas, beard, bonfire, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhus, sitting, smoke
hindu devotee singing mantra and playing musical instrument (nepal), baba, beard, bhagwa, cross-legged, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, musical instrument, pashupati, pashupatinath, playing music, sadhu, saffron color, sitting, tilak, tilaka
hindu devotee singing mantra and playing musical instrument (nepal), baba, beard, bhagwa, cross-legged, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, musical instrument, pashupati, pashupatinath, playing music, sadhu, saffron color, singing, sitting, tilak, tilaka
sadhu at the shivaratri hindu festival (nepal), baba, beard, cannabis, chillum, dreadlocks, dreads, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, knotted hair, maha shivaratri, man, marijuana, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, screaming, smoking, squatting, tilak, tilaka
baba holding a chillum of ritual cannabis at the shivaratri hindu festival (nepal), baba, beard, cannabis, chillum, dreadlocks, dreads, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, knotted hair, maha shivaratri, man, marijuana, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, smoking, tilak, tilaka
baba smoking chillum of weed - cannabis - ganja (nepal), baba, beard, cannabis, chillum, dreadlocks, dreads, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, knotted hair, maha shivaratri, man, marijuana, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, smoke, smoking, tilak, tilaka
baba in saffron color cloth sitting at bonfire (nepal), baba, beard, bhagwa, bonfire, burning, festival, fire, flames, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, saffron color, smoke
baba (hindu devotee) reading mantras from big book (nepal), baba, book, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, mantras, pashupati, pashupatinath, praying, reading, sadhu, white beard
photographer with canon camera and tripod, canon camera, fedora hat, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, pashupati, pashupatinath, photographer, telephoto lens, tripod
sadhu sitting cross-legged with threatening eyes (nepal), baba, beard, bonfire, cross-legged, dreadlocks, dreads, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, knotted hair, maha shivaratri, man, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, sitting, tilak, tilaka
sadhu (hindu holy man) with large red tilaka with polka dots (nepal), baba, beard, dreadlocks, dreads, festival, hindu, hinduism, holy ash, kathmandu, knotted hair, maha shivaratri, man, necklaces, pashupati, pashupatinath, polka dots, red, rudraksha beads, sacred ash, sadhu, vibhuti
baba (hindu devotee) with musical instrument (nepal), baba, cross-legged, dreadlocks, dreads, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, sitting, tilak, tilaka, white beard
baba with white split beard, dreadlocks and red tilaka (nepal), baba, dreadlocks, dreads, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, white beard
baba making tilaka mark on forehead (nepal), baba, beads, beard, bhagwa, bracelets, festival, finger rings, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, necklaces, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, saffron color, talak, tilak, tilaka
sadhu (hindu devotee) with face covered with vibhuti holy ash (nepal), baba, beard, dreadlocks, dreads, festival, hindu, hinduism, holy ash, kathmandu, knotted hair, maha shivaratri, man, necklaces, pashupati, pashupatinath, rudraksha beads, sacred ash, sadhu, vibhuti
yogi sadhu in yoga position standing with leg behind the head (nepal), baba, beard, contortionist, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, stretching, tilak, tilaka, yoga, yogi
yogi sadhu in yoga position standing with leg behind the head (nepal), baba, beard, contortionist, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, stretching, yoga, yogi
group of sadhus (hindu holy men) sitting near their bonfires (nepal), baba, beard, bonfire, cross-legged, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, sitting, smoke
cross-legged hand-stand - yogi sadhu in yoga position (nepal), baba, bank-notes, beard, cross-legged, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, money, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, yoga, yogi
baba smoking a chillum of weed - ritual cannabis (nepal), baba, cannabis, chillum, dreadlocks, dreads, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, marijuana, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, smoke, smoking, tilak, tilaka
baba smoking a chillum of weed - ritual cannabis (nepal), baba, cannabis, chillum, dreadlocks, dreads, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, marijuana, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, smoke, smoking, tilak, tilaka
group of sadhus (hindu holy men) sitting near their bonfires (nepal), baba, beard, bhagwa, bonfire, festival, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, man, pashupati, pashupatinath, sadhu, saffron color, sitting, smoke
shivaratri bonfire burning in the street in kathmandu (nepal), bonfire, burning, festival, flames, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, shivaratri fire, street, wood
shivaratri fire - bonfire in the street in kathmandu (nepal), bonfire, burning, crowd, festival, flames, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, shivaratri fire, street, wood
shivaratri fire burning in the street in kathmandu (nepal), bonfire, burning, crowd, festival, flames, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, shivaratri fire, street, wood
bonfire in the street of kathmandu - shivaratri festival (nepal), bonfire, burning, festival, flames, hands, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, shivaratri fire, street, wood
shivaratri fire near temple in the street of kathmandu (nepal), bonfire, burning, festival, flames, hinduism, kathmandu, maha shivaratri, shivaratri fire, street, wood