Going all out on Gaijatra

Published On: August 20, 2016 06:57 AM NPT By: Republica


  A group of tourists join Gaijatra procession in Bhaktapur. Upendra Lamichhane/Republica

Jhanki procession passes in front of the historical five-storey Nyatpola temple in Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Upendra Lamichhane/Republica​

Kids perform Ghintang Khisi dance as part of Gaijatra celebration in Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Upendra Lamichhane/Republica​

Two kids dressed as cows take part in the procession. As part of the festival boys are dressed as cow and relatives follow them with the faith that cow can emanicpate the soul of the dead. Upendra Lamichhane/Republica​ 


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