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377. Pigeon for Peace Prayer
Photo By: Rina Maharjan
Posted Date: 10th June 2009

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Tradition of releasing pigeon for peace is almost known to any part of the world, though actual ‘symbol of peace’ in not pigeon but white dove. People believe that peace will prevail when pigeon are released as messenger of peace to heaven above.
Group of Monks from Anandakuti Bihar, Swayambhu Nath, chanting peace prayer before releasing white pigeons to mark the start of 10th National Pigeon Flying Tournament 2066 in Thamel organized by Nepal Pigeon Keeper’s Association.