Nepal’s world famous Pashupatinath temple, which was closed for almost 5 months due to Corona virus, once again opened for devotees on Friday. The government has taken this decision after the decrease in the cases of corona virus infection. This temple is the center of faith of Hindus and it is said to be of the fifth century. Pashupatinath temple is in the neighboring country of Nepal, whose complex is said to be the largest. This temple is on either side of the Bagmati river.
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This temple is one of the world famous temples of Lord Shankar, where besides the devotees of India and Nepal, devotees from all over the world also come. According to the officials, with the opening of the temple, devotees have started arriving to worship. Since the threat of Kovid-19 infection has not been completely averted, the temple was kept open till 1 pm.
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Revati Raman Adhikari, administrative officer of Pashupati Area Development Trust, said devotees were asked to wear masks and use hand sanitisers. He said that only 25 devotees would be allowed to enter the temple at a time following physical distancing. As the temple remained closed for more than four months, the authorities organized Kshama Puja.