IN PICS: Devotees throng Pashupatinath Temple as the holy month of Shrawan begins
Season of green: Lord Shiva, bangles, mehendi, beads and womanhood
KATHMANDU, July 18: Shrawan, the fourth month in the Nepali calendar, marks the beginning of various Hindu festivals.
Lord Shiva is widely worshiped in this month especially on Mondays.
Cosmetic shops are filled with red, yellow and green bangles, pote, tika and henna.
Women wear bangles, especially green, red, and yellow, with matching colorful dresses.
Here are some pictures taken by Ratopati photojournalist at Pashupatinath Temple premises this morning: