Devotees are seen crowded up in the shrines and temples of Lord Narayan across the country on the occasion of Haribodhini Ekadashi, on Monday.

A religious belief says that Lord Vishnu who took rest from Asar Shukla Ekadashi or Harishayani Ekadashi in Chhirsagar on the bed of 'Sheshnag' wakes up today.

Devotees have been queued up in the Narayan Temples since early this morning to offer prayers and worships to the awakening Lord Vishnu in places such as Changunarayan, Sheshnarayan, Ichangunarayan and Bishankhunarayan Temples in the Valley.

Meanwhile, Nepali folk people are also celebrating Tulasi (holy Basil) wedding ceremony at their homes today. On the occasion, Nagarjuna Municipality has granted public holiday today to allow people to attend special fair.

Likewise, Budhanilakantha and Dakshinkali Municipalities have also decided to announce public holiday today.