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Dashain Festival pictures

Images of the most popular festival in Nepal

 

Dashain festival swing   Taleju Bhawani temple   Swing
Dashain Swing in Kathmandu
  Taleju Bhawani temple, Durbar Square
  Nepali girl on a swing
kites during dashain festival    
Kites above Kathmandu during Dashain
  Car being worshipped on the day of Maha Nawami   Patan Durbar Square
Tika    
Boy and girl with tika on the day of Vijaya Dashami
  Another picture of a Dashain Swing
  buffaloes being sacrificed during Maha Nawami

 

 

2009 video from Nepalnews: Dashain, the biggest festival of Hindus, has begun again. Ghatasthapana (planting the jamara in a pot) marks the start of this lavish festival.

 

 

The Dashain festival is a 15-day (and therewith the longest) national festival in Nepal. Dashain is the most auspicious festival celebrated by Nepalese of all caste and walks of life throughout the globe. The festival starts on the day of new moon in the month Asoj (September or October). This day is called Ghatasthapana. Dashain is the festival of family gatherings, as well as on a renewal of community ties. Nepalis return to their homes/hometowns from all parts of the country as well as the rest of the world to celebrate the festival together and receive tika on the day of Vijaya Dashami.

 

 

 

 

 

Maha Shivaratri

 

 

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03-08-2016