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Balaju Baise Dhara festival observed (Photo feature)

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Apr 11, 2017- Photos by: Sanjog Manandhar

Hundereds of Hindu devotees thronged to Balaju Park to take the annual ritual shower at the Baise Dhara (22 water spouts) in the Capital on Tuesday.

A child reacts as she sprinkles water during Balaju Baise Dhara festival, also known as the full moon festival at Balaju in the capital on Tuesday.

Also known as the Balaju Baise Dhara Mela, the festival is celebrated every year on the day of Chaitra Sukla Purnima.

Devotees take shower at the Baise Dhara (22 stone water spouts) during Balaju Baise Dhara festival.

It is believed that taking a ritual shower at the 22 stone spouts during this full moon festival can protect people from illness and have better life.

Devotees sprinkle water coming from the Baise Dhara (22 stone water spouts) during Balaju Baise Dhara festival.

 

 
Devotees take shower at the Baise Dhara (22 stone water spouts) during Balaju Baise Dhara festival.

 

 
A woman takes shower at the Baise Dhara (22 stone water spouts) during Balaju Baise Dhara festival.

 

 
A child reacts as she sprinkles water during Balaju Baise Dhara festival, also known as the full moon festival at Balaju in the capital on Tuesday.

 

A group of women take shower at the Baise Dhara (22 stone water spouts) during Balaju Baise Dhara festival.

 

 
A young girl receives tika during Balaju Baise Dhara festival also known as the full moon festival at Balaju in the capital on Tuesday.

Published: 11-04-2017 12:39

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