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Sadhus conduct rituals on Mahashivaratri in Kathmandu


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2021 Mar 11, 14:57,
A holy man smokes marijuana in Pashupatinath temple area during Shivratri festival in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS

Sadhus, Hindu holy men, were seen taking holy baths and smoking marijuana and conducting rituals during the Mahashivaratri festival in Pashupatinath area in Kathmandu, on Thursday. 

A Hindu holy man takes a holy bath before praying during Shivratri festival in Pashupatinath temple area Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
A Hindu holy man takes a holy bath before praying during Shivratri festival in Pashupatinath temple area Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
A Hindu holy man takes a holy bath before starting his morning rituals during Shivratri festival in Pashupatinath temple area in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
A Hindu holy man takes a holy bath before starting his morning rituals during Shivratri festival in Pashupatinath temple area in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
Hindu holy men take holy bath before starting their morning rituals during Shivatarti festival in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
Hindu holy men take holy bath before starting their morning rituals during Shivatarti festival in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
A Hindu holy man sits in front of a fire to keep himself warm during Shivratri  festival at Pashupatinath temple area in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Shivratri , or the night of Shiva, is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of death and destruction. Photo: AP via RSS
A Hindu holy man sits in front of a fire to keep himself warm during Shivratri festival at Pashupatinath temple area in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Shivratri , or the night of Shiva, is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of death and destruction. Photo: AP via RSS
Hindu holy men drink tea sitting next to a fire to keep themselves warm during Shivatarti festival in Pashupatinath temple area in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
Hindu holy men drink tea sitting next to a fire to keep themselves warm during Shivatarti festival in Pashupatinath temple area in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
A Hindu holy man meditates as part of his morning rituals during Shivratri festival in Pashupatinath temple area in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
A Hindu holy man meditates as part of his morning rituals during Shivratri festival in Pashupatinath temple area in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
A Hindu holy man paints his forehead with ash before starting his morning rituals during Shivratri festival in Pashupatinath temple area in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
A Hindu holy man paints his forehead with ash before starting his morning rituals during Shivratri festival in Pashupatinath temple area in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
A Hindu holy man smokes marijuana in Pashupatinath temple area during Shivratri festival in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
A Hindu holy man smokes marijuana in Pashupatinath temple area during Shivratri festival in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
A devotee smokes marijuana in Pashupatinath temple area during Shivratri  festival in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS
A devotee smokes marijuana in Pashupatinath temple area during Shivratri festival in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS

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