KATHMANDU. NEPAL. 2016
Natives of Varanasi, India, and ardent followers of Shiva, the three sadhus walk from Varanasi to Kathmandu to pay homage to the Pashupatinath Temple on the day of Mahashivaratri. 1.5 million devotees are said to have visited the temple in 2016. The temple, located by Basmati River, is considered to be the most scared Hindu temple in Nepal and cremations happen here on a daily basis.