Maha Shivratri is the major festival celibrated by Hindus all around the world. It is celebrated annually in honor of the lord Shiva specially in Pashupatinath Area, a world heritage site from Nepal. On the auspicious ocasion of this festival, devotees chant a sacred mantra “Om Namah Shivaaya” throughout the day. Maha Shivratri is particularly…

This wonderful and unique Hindu festival generally occurs in late November or early December of English calendar every year in Nepal. Lots of devotees gather around different religious destinations of Nepal like Pashupatinath, Muktinath, Arjundhara Dham, Devghat Dham, Manakamana Temple etc. every year on Marga Krishna Chaturdashi.

The first Dharahara before the 1934 earthquakeDharahara in Kathmandu was the tallest building in Nepal and the second such tower built by Bhimsen Thapa.The first tower was built eight years earlier in 1824 and was 11 stories high, two stories taller than the Dharahara. Dharahara is said to be built for Queen Lalit Tripura Sundari,…