|Shivaratri at pashupatinath temple|
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Nepal is observing a public holiday today to mark the auspicious occasion of Mahashivaratri. Nepalese devotees are worshipping and offer prayers to the Hindu deity Lord Shiva, on this special day. Pilgrims from all over Nepal as well as the neighboring countries like India have gathered to pay homage to the Pashupatinath temple. Others are going to the temples of Lord Shiva situated nearby their localities. Religious priests and preachers are telling stories of Lord Shiva at various places.
There’s a tradition in which the children stop the pedestrians and other people who are commuting to their work and ask for money. The adults delight them by donating either money or any kind of food. This day also coincides with the Nepali Army Day. So, a special ceremony is being held in Kathmandu in which the army personnel are demonstrating their skills which are viewed by the topmost officials from the government of Nepal. we Nepal one tours best travel agency of Nepal provides you a best service tours in Nepal,If you think to visit Nepal. Nepal one is a tour in Nepal.visit ours website http://nepalonetours.com/adinath-festival
People light up fires with the belief that it warms up and pleases Lord Shiva as the weather is very cold. They also sing and dance in the songs that are dedicated to Lord Shiva.