The chariot men

March 30, 2018 06:51 am

Back when he was 12, Ratna Maharjan remembers smugly looking down the Seto Machindranath chariot’s nine-storey tower structure, hoping against hope that somebody down below had caught him in the act and was admiring his courage.

Glimpses of Seto Machindranath Chariot

KATHMANDU, July 26: The chariot of the God of harvest and rainfall in Newari culture, Rato Machhindranath, that was at Lagankhel has been brought to Jawalakhel on Tuesday on the occasion of ‘Machhindranath Jatra’, the longest festival in Kathmandu Valley.

LALITPUR, July 21: The traditional ritual of pulling of the chariot of the Rato Machchhindranath deity is to begin in Lalitpur from July 26.