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Bagh Bhairab festival celebrated

Bagh Bhairab festival celebrated

Bagh Bhairav Jatra is the festival of Kirtipur. Bagh Bhairav Jatra is performed on the first day of Bhadra (Nepali Calendar). An idol of Bagh Bhairav, especially made for the festival, is carried through the streets with traditional bands, followed by devotees chanting bhajans and kirtans and Lakhay dance too. On the occasion of Bagh Bhairab Jatra devotees circumambulate Bagh Bhairab temple.

There is a myth has that one is blessed with success and good health if he/she makes round of the Bagh Bhairav  temple for 108 times on this very day.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 August 2015 12:31 )

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Celebrating defeat of the mythical demon Ghantakarna 'Gathamuga'

Celebrating defeat of the mythical demon Ghantakarna 'Gathamuga'

The festival takes place during the month of Shrawan (July/August). This year it was celebrated on August 12, 2015. On this day, people wear metal rings, which believed...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 13 August 2015 12:05 )

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Manabas Mela at Machhegaun

Manabas Mela at Machhegaun

Locals of Macchegaun decorating colorful plastic "torans" around  the premises Matsyanarayan Temple for Manabas Mela   that started from  Tuesday, June 16, 2...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 18 June 2015 11:27 )

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Chariot Festival of Adinath Lokeshwor

Chariot Festival of Adinath Lokeshwor

On the month of Solar Calendar 'Chaitra', the Adinath Jatra/festival is being celebrated at Chobhar, Kiritpur. On the very first day of festival/jatra ,  holy bathing ...

Last Updated ( Friday, 03 April 2015 11:40 )

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Glimses of Jatra 2014 (Photo Feature)

Glimses of Jatra 2014 (Photo Feature)

Mangsir is the month of festivals and jatras for people living south west corner of Kathmandu Valley. People in seven villages (now towns) - Kirtipur, Nagaun, Pangaa, Tap...

Last Updated ( Friday, 03 April 2015 11:43 )

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