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Ministry of Culture releases National Museum Research Bulletin

Ministry of Culture has released National Museum Research Bulletin Number 10: Special issue. The bulletin was revived after gap of 16 years. It also has released Sindhu Ghati Sabhyata:Ek Parichay, a Hindi version of An Introduction To Indus Valley Civilization which among the bestsellers at  National Museum.

National Museum Research Bulletin

The bulletin has number of research paper that highlight collection, display and education aspect that National Museum engages with. It has been illustrated by colored photographs, some of which belong to reserve collection of national museum to make it appealing to wider audience.

The research bulletin will help to generate awareness about activities of National Museum. It will help to renew interest of people and inspire them to engage in conversations about national museums pivotal role in public sphere.

Sindhu Ghati Sabhyata : Ek Parichay

It is Hindi version of An Introduction To Indus Valley Civilization which among the bestsellers at National Museum, New Delhi. It is co-authored by Dr. Sanjib Kumar Singh and Dr, Gunjan Srivastava and Rajesh Kumar. This book throws light on the splendor of the Indus Valley Civilization. It will benefit students, scholars, artists, historians, museum professionals and art lovers among other readers

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Nepal-Bharat Maitri Pashupati Dharamshala inaugurated in Kathmandu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Nepal PM K P Sharma Oli inaugurated 400-bed Nepal-Bharat Maitri Pashupati Dharamshala in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal. They handed over this dharamshala to  Pashupati Area Development Trust.

Nepal-Bharat Maitri Pashupati Dharamshala

It is rest house for pilgrims in Kathmandu, built with Indian assistance. It is located on banks of Bagmati River. It has provisions to meet the requirements of pilgrims including dining hall, kitchen, family rooms and multipurpose halls to meet the requirements of travellers and families on pilgrimage to Pashupatinath Temple.

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva (also known as Lord Pashupatinath, Nepal’s national deity). It is one of the four most important religious sites in Asia for devotees of Shiva. It was built in the 5th century and later renovated by Malla kings.  It largest temple complex in Nepal, it stretches on both sides of Bagmati River which is considered holy by Hindus.  Jyotirlinga at Pashupatinath is considered as head over twelve Jyotirlinga (in India) which are different body parts. The main pagoda style temple has gilded roof, four sides covered in silver and wood carvings of the finest quality. Temples dedicated to several other Hindu and Buddhist deities surround the temple of Pashupatinath. The Pashupatinath temple complex was inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage Sites’s list in 1979 as a cultural heritage site.

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