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February 26, 2005

Pashupatinath: Ghats of Kathmandu

Filed under: — lbobke @ 10:53 pm

The ghats of Kathmandu at Pashupatinath
Pashupatinath is the site were the dead are cremated in Kathmandu.
After all, the Bagmati river flows into the holy Ganges!
Pashupatinath, dedicated to the “lord of animals” is the holiest Hindu temple in the Nepalese capital.
There are lots of shops selling colourful powders, incense, holy beads and other offerings.
Cremations take place on the small platforms.

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