Devotees throng Pashupatinath on first Monday of Shrawan

KATHMANDU: Hindu devotees thronged the Pashupatinath Temple since early morning today to observe the first Monday in the holy month of Shrawan in Nepali calendar.

The month is considered as the auspicious period to worship Lord Shiva.

Devotees were seen queuing up to offer worships and prayers to Lord Shiva.

It is believed that devotees will get their wishes fulfilled by worshipping Lord Shiva on the month of Shrawan, especially on Mondays. They offer Bel leaves and water to Lord Shiva on this occasion.

Devotees had started visiting the temple since 2:00 am today, Pashupati Area Development Trust Member-Secretary Govind Tandon said.