Not many know about that temple since till the stalwarts like Narendra Modi, Anupam Kher and recently Chiranjeevi visited it and offered prayers. Yeah…that is Pasupathinath Temple, the 5th Century shrine built for Lord Shiva in Kathmandu.
According to Pashupati Area Development Trust chief Govinda Tandon, Chiranjeevi offered Rs 2 lakhs for a special puja conducted at the temple, while Anupam Kher has given Rs 5,100 for the same. Also the most significant Hindu temple, listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is getting numerous telephone inquires every day about the special pooja. And during his visit, PM Modi has donated around 2,500 kgs of Sandalwood to the temple which costs around 2 crores.
Housing the holy ‘Siva Lingam’ the temple was constructed way back in 400 AD, and majority of its devotees are Indians. Ever since Modi’s special pooja was broadcast live on many Indian news channels, pilgrims from the country are crossing border to pay a visit to this sacred shrine