Number of people performing special worship at the Pashupatinath Temple has increased after the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, performed special pooja at the temple, according to the Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT).
Member Secretary of the PADT, Dr Govinda Tondon, said that the number of people performing special worship increased after various Indian channels broadcasted Modi's pooja live, providing more information to Hindus across globe about the Pashupatinath.
Bollywood actor Anupam Kher and South-Indian actor Chiranjeevi Konidala also performed special pooja at the Pashupatinath Temple, said PADT Director, Bharat Marasini.
Treasurer of the Trust, Taranath Suubedi, said that score of Indian people performing special worship and visiting the temple went up after Modi's pooja.
With this, the income of Pashupatinath Temple has also increased, he added.
It is believed that one's desires would be fulfilled by performing special worship at the Pashupatinath temple.
Tondon said that around Rs 300,000 was accumulated daily as income, due to the special worship. The record of the PADT shows that mostly Indian people performed special worship at the temple.
He added that around 200 special pooja were performed at the temple daily and added that the Trust was moving ahead with a preparation to increase the number to 300.