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A sadhu smears his face with ash and vermilion powder at the courtyard of the Pashupatinath Temple during Shivaratri festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Image: AP)

Maha Shivaratri 2020: Pictures of Sadhus From the Festival of Shiva

Hindu holy men from Nepal and India come to Pashupatinath 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.