The Pashupatinath Temple: photo 17
Photo 17 of 17 in Gallery: The Pashupatinath Temple
Image title: Monkey walking across edge
This photo shows a monkey walking on the edge of a wall that stands on the opposite side of the river from where the main temple building stands. On the background you can see the ritualistic fire and the stairs leading into the 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).