Vishwakarma puja being marked across the country

Published On: September 17, 2016 01:27 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: The Vishwakarma puja is being celebrated especially in major cities and industrial areas of the country today. Vishwakarma is regarded as the main craftsman and architect of Gods.

As per Hindu mythologies, Vishwakarma is the designer of all the flying chariots of the gods and goddesses. The ancient Hindu scripture reads that he engineered the weapons for the good. It is celebrated on Aswin 01 each year as per Nepali Calendar. 

The puja is generally conducted within the factory premises, workshops and the public places as well. All the machineries are worshiped along with the worship of Biswakarma. 

People worship their vehicles. Red and white clothes are offered to machinery and vehicles decorated with festoons. 

Meanwhile, a news report from Pokhara city reads: These days, the festival is observed with high spirit in Pokhara and the vicinity. The Vishwakarma Youth Society Central Committee, Pokhara, has organized an open volleyball competition in Kaski district on the occasion of the Vishwakarma puja today. 

Lekhnath Metal Industry Pokhara's entrepreneur Rabin Ghimire shared that people worshiped the machinery for their durability and efficiency. RSS 

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