Pashupatinath: 'No permission to make replica of temple in India'; Nepal said this about Mahadev temple

Pankaj Prasad
Pashupatinath Temple of Nepal
Pashupatinath Temple of Nepal

Officials of Nepal's Pashupati Area Development Trust have made it clear that making a replica of the Pashupatinath temple is not allowed.

No one is allowed to make a replica of Pashupatinath Temple in India. The centuries-old temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, who is in the incarnation of Pashupati, the protector of animals, officials of Nepal's Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) said on Saturday.

The statement of Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) comes after some media reports. It has been said in these reports that a replica of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu is being constructed in a village in Uttarakhand. Dr. Ghanshyam Khatiwada, Executive Director of PADT, said, "There is no truth in the news that Pashupatinath temple is being built in Uttarakhand, India."

The Trust's attention is on this false news. According to the report of news agency PTI on the replica of Pashupatinath, Khatiwada said, "We object to such false news published in a section of the media." Let us tell you that Pashupatinath is located on the banks of the holy Bagmati river on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. Is. It is considered to be the most revered Hindu temple of Nepal. This center of faith for millions of Hindu pilgrims from all over the world is also a major tourist destination.

"Pashupati is the center of faith for all Hindus. The false news published in the media has come as a shock to the entire Hindu community, which has deep faith in the Pashupati philosophy," PADT said in a statement. The trust clarified that "no decision has been taken" on any approval to build a replica of the Pashupatinath temple in India or anywhere else.