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Pictures of the Month: March 2019

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Mar 31, 2019-

Here is a roundup of some of the photographs taken by Kathmandu Post photographers in the month of March.

March 2: Differently-abled people participate in the third BIA Wheelchair Marathon organised by Boddhisattvas In Action (BIA) Foundation in Kathmandu. Around 200 handicapped people—both men and women—participated in the event. [Post Photo: Hemanta Shrestha]

 

March 3: A girl enjoys a ride on a wheelbarrow at Basantapur Durbar Square in the Capital.  [Post Photo: Sanjog Manandhar]

March 4: A Hindu holy man (sadhu) smokes marijuana at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple during the Shivaratri festival in Kathmandu. [Post Photo: Elite Joshi]

March 6: A monkey savours an ice cream it seized from a visitor on the premises of Swayambhunath Stupa in Kathmandu. [Post Photo: Anish Regmi]

March 8: Newar girls take part in a mass Bel Bibaha at Mahadev Parbati Temple in Basantapur, Kathmandu. As per this ancient tradition, Newar girls are married to the fruit of Bel –wood apple — as Lord Vishnu’s symbol. It is believed that girls, married to Bel, would attain fertility and prosperity. [Post Photo: Elite Joshi]

March 11: Women take pictures under cherry blossoms at Bhrikutimandap in Kathmandu. Trees—such exotic ones more so—are a breather in a city choking with pollution and scarred by concrete structures. [Post Photo: Angad Dhakal]

March 12: A woman takes selfie while doing zip lining at Thakledanda in Dhulikhel. [Post Photo: Beezu Maharjan]

March 13: A general view of Patan Durbar Square in Lalitpur. [Post Photo: Elite Joshi]

March 15: Students of Ullens School take out a peaceful rally to raise awareness about the impact of climate change in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur. [Post Photo: Beeju Maharjan]

March 16: Buddhist monks hold lamps during a mass prayer at Tudikhel.  Monks from different countries and thousands of people gathered at open ground in Kathmandu for the world peace. [Post Photo: Keshav Thapa]

March 17: A deer quenches its thirst from a puddle at Mrigasthali Deer Park in Pahupatinath, Kathmandu. [Postphoto: Anish Regmi]

March 19: A monk collects donation at the premises of Bouddhanath Stupa in Kathmandu. [Post Photo: Kabin Adhikari]

March 20: Priests impersonated as deities perform Harisiddhi Naach on the premises of Harisiddhi Temple in Lalitpur.  This traditional dance is considered as the First Mask Dance of Nepal which is performed twice every year on the day of Yomari Purnima and Phalgu Purnima. [Post Photo: Anish Regmi]

March 20: A tourist takes photo of Holi revellers at Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu. [Post Photo: Elite Joshi]

March 24: A local potter puts the freshly made earthen vessels out for drying at Pottery Square in Bhaktapur. Besides its cultural and heritage significance, Bhaktapur is also famous for its traditional method of making clay vessels.  Among such vesels, Khutruke also called Piggy Bank is the most famous one. [Post Photo: Anish Regmi]

March 27: Women pile up bricks at a brick kiln in Jhaukhel, Bhaktapur. [Post Photo: Angad Dhakal]

March 28: Workers reconstruct Bhutani Gumpa at Swoyambhu in Kathmandu. The Gumba was damaged in the devastating earthquake of 2015. [Post Photo: Keshav Thapa]

 

Published: 31-03-2019 20:33

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