Pashupati is an incarnation of the Hindu god Shiva as "master of the creatures". He is venerated all through the Hindu world, yet particularly in Nepal, where he is informally viewed as a national divinity. In spite of the fact that Nepal is an authoritatively mainstream express, its populace is prevalently Hindu, and Lord Shree Pashupatinath is worshipped as a national divinity.
The folklore hold that Lord Pashupatinath began living in Nepal as a deer,then when he saw the Kathmandu Valley and he was overpowered by its excellence. The Pashupatinath Temple, situated at the bank of the stream Bagmati, is considered as the most sacrosanct place in Nepal.