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Halesi Mahadev Temple (Maratika Cave) The Halesi Mahadev Temple (Maratika Cave) is located next to the village of Mahadevasthan, in the Khotang District of eastern Nepal in altitudes of 3100 ft. – 4734 ft. above sea level. The cave and temple are about 185 km south west of Mount Everest. The temple is a venerated pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists. The caves are called the Halesi Mahadev Temple by Hindus who associate them with Mahadeva, a form of Shiva;also it is known as The Pashupatinath of East (पुर्वको पशुपतीनाथ) all over the country and Buddhist, who consider them to be the caves associated with the legend of Padmasambhava.This caves host various ceremonies and celebration ,specially various मेला On the occasion of Mahashivaratri, Chaturthi etc and it is an excellent example of religious tolerace existing in the country.
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