Dashain Festival

Phulpati being observed today

Published On: October 12, 2021 08:09 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Nepali people, mainly Hindus, are observing Phulpati, the seventh day of Dashain festival.

Fulpati, an assortment of flowers, leaves and fruits of different plants considered auspicious, is anointed at the Dashain Ghar on the seventh day of the Bada Dashain festival. Fulpati has been brought to Kathmandu as per the Vedic rites to be anointed at the Dashain Ghar at the Hanumandhoka Durbar in the capital.

The Gurujyuko Platoon, the Nepal Army, Nepal police, and high-ranking officials of Armed Police and civil service, the Asha Gurja team, band music, and panchebaja bands and decorated kalsyoulis, and a procession along with cultural pageantry leave Hanuman Dhoka for Jamal with the Fulpati. 

Nepal Army is organizing a special parade at Tudikhel, in the heart of the capital, today. President Bidya Devi Bhandari and senior government officials are attending the special parade which includes gun firing.T

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