KATHMANDU, July 25: Shrawan is one of the holiest months in the Hindu calendar. It is also known as the month of Bol Bam and considered as an auspicious period to worship Lord Shiva.

The Nepali month of Shrawan is synonymous to a green month and is highly auspicious for Hindu women. During this month, women are seen donned in color green. Be it their outfits or accessories, they opt for color green. Most of the Hindu women observe fasting to pay homage to Lord Shiva.