Earthquake: Nepalese flock to Delhi's Pashupatinath Temple; pray for victims

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New Delhi, April 29: The famous 5th century Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal survived the massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake that flattened several World Heritages like iconic Dharhara tower and Darbar Square in Nepal.

The oldest sacred Hindu temple in Kathmandu is located on the banks of Bagmati river, whose existence dates back to 400 AD, developed no cracks, when the nature's fury shook the Himalayan country. [Pashupatinath Temple unharmed in Nepal's devastating quake]


One Pashupatinath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is also located in the national capital near Karkardooma court in east Delhi, where people from Nepalese community have gathered to pray for the victims.

Yesu Saran, the priest of the temple said "Nepalese living in India are extremely shattered with the earthquake in Nepal.

Thousands of Nepalese have been residing in Delhi from last many years.

Some Nepali-origin students of Delhi University have been reportedly raising funds to help the people of their country.

Nepal's embassy in Delhi also wears a deserted look, since Saturday, April 25, when the powerful earthquake claimed over 5,000 lives and left thousands injured, in the worst-ever natural calamity since 1934 in Nepal.

Many Nepalese people have been flocking to the Nepal's embassy to know the updates of their kin.

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