Photos: Feel extremely blessed to offer prayers at Pashupatinath temple, says Modi

 Photos: Feel extremely blessed to offer prayers at Pashupatinath temple, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi walks inside the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. Modi arrived in Nepal to try to speed up progress on power agreements while also aiming to counter rival giant China's influence in the region.  AFP Photo

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted 2,500 kg of sandalwood to the Pashupatinath temple after praying at the temple in Kathmandhu, Nepal. PTI Photo

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Tweeting after his visit to the temple, Modi said he felt 'extremely blessed on offering prayers at the Pashupatinath temple this morning'. PTI Photo

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal is the first visit by an Indian prime minister to the Himalayan nation in 17 years. AFP Photo

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Modi waves at supporters waiting to greet him at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. Modi offered Nepal $1 billion in concessional loans to help build power plants and roads. Reuters

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Updated Date: Aug 04, 2014 15:21:10 IST