Seto Ghoda Jatra concludes in Bhaktapur

Published On: October 12, 2016 09:12 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 12: The Seto Ghoda Jatra (White Horse Festival) that was observed on the night of the tenth day of Bada Dashain in Bhaktapur city was concluded by the midnight itself. 

As per the tradition, the festival commences as the main four priests of the Taleju Bhawani temple as well as other priests perform puja according to the tantric tradition at the Taleju Bhawani temple. 

Thereafter, a white sheep is offered to the white horse, considered the conveyance of goddess Taleju Bhawani, as a sacrifice. The decked-out white horse is towed around the city. 

Before the festival concludes, the horse is also gotten to break into gallop for thrice to display dance to the Pashupatinath in the Bhaktapur Durbar Square. RSS 


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