Maha Shivaratri Festival in Nepal

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Hindu holy man, or sadhu, applies paint to his forehead at his ashram on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu February 15, 2015. Hindu holy men from Nepal and India come to this temple to take part in the Maha Shivaratri festival. Celebrated by Hindu devotees all over the world, Shivaratri is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and holy men mark the occasion by praying, smoking marijuana or smearing their bodies with ashes. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

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Hindu holy man, or sadhu, sits beside a fire at his ashram on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu February 15, 2015. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

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Hindu holy man, or sadhu, holds a cup of tea as he walks along the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu February 15, 2015. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

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Hindu holy women, or sadhus, chant the name of Lord Shiva as they take part in a religious rally on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu February 15, 2015. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

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Hindu holy man, or sadhu, uses a smartphone to take pictures on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu February 15, 2015. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

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A youth holding a portrait of Lord Shiva takes part in a religious rally on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu February 15, 2015. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

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Hindu holy men, or sadhus, chant the name of Lord Shiva as they take part in a religious rally on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu February 15, 2015. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

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Hindu holy men, or sadhus, chant the name of Lord Shiva as they take part in a religious rally on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu February 15, 2015. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

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Hindu holy men, or sadhus, chant the name of Lord Shiva as they take part in a religious rally on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu February 15, 2015. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

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Hindu holy man, or sadhu, dances as he chants the name of Lord Shiva during a religious rally on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu February 15, 2015. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

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Hindu holy man, or sadhu, smokes marijuana with a chillum on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu February 15, 2015. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

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