Maha Shivaratri Festival in Nepal


A Hindu holy man, or sadhu, smokes marijuana in a chillum on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal March 6, 2016. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)



A Hindu holy man, or sadhu, smokes marijuana in a chillum on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal March 6, 2016. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)



A Hindu holy man, or sadhu, looks into the mirror (unseen) as he applies tika on his forehead at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal March 6, 2016. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)



A Hindu holy man, or sadhu, recites prayer from a holy book at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal March 6, 2016. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)



A Hindu holy man, or sadhu, with tika on his forehead sits at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, March 6, 2016. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)



A Hindu holy man, or sadhu, sits beside the fire at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal March 6, 2016. Hindu holy men from Nepal and India come to this temple to take part in the Maha Shivaratri festival. Celebrated by Hindu devotees all over the world, Shivaratri is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and holy men mark the occasion by praying, smoking marijuana or smearing their bodies with ashes. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)



A Hindu Sadhu smokes marijuana from a chillum inside the Pashupatinath Temple premise in Kathmandu, Nepal on March 6, 2016. Holy men from India and Nepal come to celebrate the festival of Maha Shivaratri by smoking, smearing their bodies with ash, offering prayers devoted to the Hindu Deity, Lord Shiva. (Photo by Skanda Gautam via ZUMA Wire)





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