The Pashupatinath Temple: photo 9
Photo 9 of 17 in Gallery: The Pashupatinath Temple
Image title: Detail of a Linga
This photo shows a detail of one of the many Lingas found in the smaller temples situated across the Bagmati river.
The Pashupatinath Temple is an important Hindu temple from the 5th century situated at the heart of Kathmandu, Nepal. It contains over 500 religious structures and is surrounded by various other temples and sacred buildings. The name Pashupati refers to a name of Shiva and represents the deity presiding over Nayapala (Nepal).