Videos tagged with "pashupatinath"
Pashupatinath Temple and Bagmati the Holy River [01:19]
Pashupati is one of the four most important religious sites in Asia for Shiva devotees. The Pashupatinath Temple is the largest Hindu temple and is considered to be the holiest of all Hindu Temples. This is a two-tiered golden temple with four silver doorways, hundreds of Shiva linga's shrines and holy symbols. It is located on the holy river Bagmati, 6 km east of Kathmandu . Non- Hindus are not allowed into this temple. It is believed that this temple was built long before the Christian era begin. The Pashupati Temple was built in the fifth century and later renovated by Malla kings, Its original beauty still remains with the beautifully sculpted stone sculptures found here. Thousands of Hindus come each year on Shivaratri. The Bagmati River is a river of Nepal and India. It flows through the Kathmandu valley and is the river separating Kathmandu from Lalitpur. It is considered a holy river both by Hindus and Buddhists. A number of Hindu temples are located on the banks of this river. The importance of Bagmati also lies in the fact that Hindus are cremated on the banks of this holy river, and Kirants are buried in the hills by its side. According to the Nepalese Hindu tradition, the dead body must be dipped three times into the Bagmati river before cremation. The chief mourner (usually the first son) who lights the funeral pyre must take a holy river-water bath immediately after cremation. Many relatives who join the funeral procession also take a bath in the Bagmati ...
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Nepal Movie (filmed in 2006) [14:14]
Finally I managed to convert old analog material that I filmed back in 2006. It starts with the Holy Place of Pashupatinath in Kathmandu, where there was ShivaRaatri Festival at that time. Moving on to Pokhara and vicinity, visiting my beloved family in a small village nearby. Going back to KTM by bus. At the end you see famous Kathmandu Guest House, where I used to dwell, when the GOD of finances was kind to me. Which didn't happen too often. Hopefully enjoy. And: VISIT NEPAL 4 YOUR OWN AND THE COUNTRIE'S SAKE! It always pays...
Tags: Nepal, Kathmandu, Pokhara, Pashupatinath, Shiva, Raatri
Annapurna Circuit - Part 1 [09:43]
Bob and Kurt embark on a month-long, father-son trip to the Himalayas where they take on a self-guided trek of the Annapurna Circuit. Arriving in Nepal, they spend a day taking in the sights, sounds, and smells of Kathmandu.
Tags: Annapurna Circuit, HD, 2011, December, Trek, Nepal, Kathmandu, Durbar, Square, Boudha Stupa, Pashupatinath, Fire and Ice, Kathmandu Guest House, rjhennigar
Cremation Nepal Pashupatinath [01:20]
Cremations are performed 12 august 2011 at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. It lies on the banks of the Bagmati River, which flows into the holy Ganges River in India.
Tags: Pashupatinath Temple, Shree Pashupatinath, katmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal, bagmati, river, cremations, Rogersb