13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel

Pashupatinath is a temple where people worship the Lord Shiva, the most sacred and powerfull God for hinduists. Here also people be cremated in the banks of Bagmati River. Bagmati river ends in Ganges river, so is also a sacred river for hinduists. Being cremated here, hindus get the moshka, they get ride of the endless reincarnations and clean the soul.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Nepal
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Rui Pires