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53. Gaijatra

Description: Family who has lost relative during the past year participate in Gaijatra. They move arround the streets of Kathmandu leading a cow. If a cow is unavailable then a young boy dressed as a cow is considered a fair substitute

Photo by: Nishchal Shrestha

Location : Newbazar

Creative Support: NishchalS

08-29-2007 was last modified: August 28th, 2007 by Administrator

Blog Comments

  1. Shamesh

    This fesitval is also celebrated in various places of Kathmandu Valley like Patan, Bhaktapur, Kritipur, and may be other parts of our Nation.

  2. bishwa

    Celebrate death – that, i think, is the best way to remember the ones we love. It also teaches us to give up the feeling of loss and get along with life. Nice pic bro…

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