THE WEEK IN PICTURES

Published On: April 20, 2019 06:40 PM NPT By: Republica



April 14:
People celebrating the Sindoore Jatra festival in front of the Balkumari Temple at Thimi in Bhakatapur district on Monday. The chariots of dozens of local deities are brought here to mark the aanual festival, which is celebrated on the second day of the Nepali New Year. Photo: Dipesh Shrestha/ Republica


April 15:
Animals beinh transported to Kathmandu on the Prithvi Highway in this recent photo. Photo: Sarita Shrestha/Republica


April 16:
Locals carry the palanquins of Ganesh, Chandeshwari and Bhadrakali among other deities into the Narayanpokhari pond in Tokha, Kathmandu for the ritual bath of the deities on the occasion of Tokha Bisket Jatra on Thursday. The event is accompained by the traditional music played by the locals. Photo: Dipesh Shrestha/ Republica


April 17:
Baglung Bazar area residents line up at a community water tap in this recent picyures. Photo: Sangam Gharti Magar/Republica


April 18:
Members of the Tamang community circumambulating the dome of the Bauddha Stupa in Kathmandu on Thursday on the occasion of Temal Jatra festival. They lit butter lamps and offered prayers at the stupa. Photo: Keshab Thoker/Republica


April 19:
People bathing at the 22 stone spouts at Balaju, Kathmandu on the occasion of Baisdhara Mela on Friday. It is believed that taking a bath at the stone spouts on this day provides the bather protection from verious illness. King Jaya Praksash Malla in 1736 AD had constructed 21 stone spouts here and the 22nd was added by King Rana Bahadur Shah. Photo: Keshab Thoker/Republica


April 20: Devotees pull the chariot of Seto Machhindranath in Kathmandu on Saturday. Photo: Rajib Khatri/Republica 


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