03 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 7, 1435

A Nepalese Hindu devotees holds prepare and give offerings in honour of Lord Shiva, the Hindu God of destruction, at The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. According to the Nepali calendar, Shravan is considered the holiest month of the year with each Monday of the month known as Shravan Somvar when worshippers offer prayers for a happy and prosperous life. Unmarried Hindu women worship Lord Shiva during the month-long Shravan for a good husband while married women pray for the welfare and long life of husbands and a harmonious life.—Images by Agencies

A Nepalese Hindu devotee holds up offerings in honour of Lord Shiva, the Hindu God of destruction, at The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. —Photo by AFP
A Nepalese Hindu devotee holds up offerings in honour of Lord Shiva, the Hindu God of destruction, at The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. —Photo by AFP
Nepalese Hindu devotees reach to offer prayers at Pashupatinath temple during the first Monday of "Shravan" in Katmandu, Nepal.—Photo by AP
Nepalese Hindu devotees reach to offer prayers at Pashupatinath temple during the first Monday of "Shravan" in Katmandu, Nepal.—Photo by AP
A Nepalese man adjusts Lingams, symbol of Lord Shiva, during the first Monday of “Shravan” at Pashupatinath temple in Katmandu, Nepal.—Photo by AP
A Nepalese man adjusts Lingams, symbol of Lord Shiva, during the first Monday of “Shravan” at Pashupatinath temple in Katmandu, Nepal.—Photo by AP
A Nepalese Hindu devotee offers prayers at Pashupatinath temple during the first Monday of “Shravan” in Katmandu, Nepal.—Photo by AP
A Nepalese Hindu devotee offers prayers at Pashupatinath temple during the first Monday of “Shravan” in Katmandu, Nepal.—Photo by AP
Nepalese priests take rest after performing rituals during the first Monday of "Shravan" at Pashupatinath temple in Katmandu, Nepal.—Photo by AP
Nepalese priests take rest after performing rituals during the first Monday of "Shravan" at Pashupatinath temple in Katmandu, Nepal.—Photo by AP
A Nepalese devotee wears a T-shirt showing Hindu Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati during the first Monday of “Shravan” at Pashupatinath temple in Katmandu, Nepal.—Photo by AP
A Nepalese devotee wears a T-shirt showing Hindu Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati during the first Monday of “Shravan” at Pashupatinath temple in Katmandu, Nepal.—Photo by AP
A man rests on the premises of Pashupatinath temple as he watches devotees passing by during the Shrawan Sombar festival in Kathmandu. July 22, 2013.—Photo by Reuters
A man rests on the premises of Pashupatinath temple as he watches devotees passing by during the Shrawan Sombar festival in Kathmandu. July 22, 2013.—Photo by Reuters
A young Nepalese Hindu priest offers tika blessings to Hindu devotees at The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu.—Photo by AFP
A young Nepalese Hindu priest offers tika blessings to Hindu devotees at The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu.—Photo by AFP
A young Nepalese Hindu priest offers tika blessings to Hindu devotees at The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu.—Photo by AFP
A young Nepalese Hindu priest offers tika blessings to Hindu devotees at The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu.—Photo by AFP
Nepalese Hindu holy men walk to The Pashupatinath Temple to honour Lord Shiva, the Hindu God of destruction, in Kathmandu.—Photo by AFP
Nepalese Hindu holy men walk to The Pashupatinath Temple to honour Lord Shiva, the Hindu God of destruction, in Kathmandu.—Photo by AFP
A Nepalese Hindu devotee holds up offerings in honour of Lord Shiva, the Hindu God of destruction, at The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu.—Photo by AFP
A Nepalese Hindu devotee holds up offerings in honour of Lord Shiva, the Hindu God of destruction, at The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu.—Photo by AFP
A woman offers prayers at Pashupatinath temple to mark the Shrawan Sombar festival in Kathmandu.—Photo by Reuters
A woman offers prayers at Pashupatinath temple to mark the Shrawan Sombar festival in Kathmandu.—Photo by Reuters
Women look out from behind a closed door at Pashupatinath temple during the Shrawan Sombar festival in Kathmandu.—Photo by Reuters
Women look out from behind a closed door at Pashupatinath temple during the Shrawan Sombar festival in Kathmandu.—Photo by Reuters

Comments (4) (Closed)


vijay
Jul 22, 2013 03:39pm

nice photographs It is Shravan Somwar and not Shravan Sombar

umesh bhagwat
Jul 23, 2013 10:01am

good!

Anil Kumar
Jul 23, 2013 12:14pm

nice

Vijay Santore
Jul 24, 2013 11:33am

Awesome click :)