Category: Kathmandu

Bouddhanath stupa during Losar in Nepal

On this picture you see people re-whitening the Buddhist stupa in Bouddha on the occasion of Losar festival (Tibetan New Year) in February 2005

boudhanath stupa - Losar Festival

Shivaratri festival Pashupatinath

Saddhus at the Shivaratri festival at Pashupatinath in Kathmandu Valley.

Saddus meditating at Pashupatinath

Two saddus meditating at Pashupatinath during the yearly Mahashivaratri gathering.

Jamacho peak – Kathmandu valley, Nepal

Jamacho peak – Kathmandu

Himalaya view from Jamacho peak – Kathmandu, Nepal on a clear autumn┬ámorning.

Pashupatinath temple Kathmandu valley

Pashupatinath temple

Pashupatinath temple in the Kathmandu valley, the most important Hindu temple in Nepal, during the Shivaratri festival.

Bagmati River, Kathmandu, Nepal

Bagmati River, Kathmandu, Nepal

The basin of the Bagmati River, including the Kathmandu Valley, lies between the much larger Gandaki basin to the West and the Kosi Basin to the east. These adjacent basins extend north of the main Himalayan range and cross it in tremendous gorges.

Tihar festival Durbar Square Kathmandu

Tihar festival Durbar Square Kathmandu

Tihar festival Kathmandu

Picture of a Rangoli (beautiful and colourful decoration) at Durbar Square in Kathmandu during the Tihar festival on New Years day.

Shiva-Parvati Temple

Shiva-Parvati Temple at Durbar Square in Kathmandu