Happy deepawali 2018

Nov 8, 2018-

 

A woman buys Bhai Masala, an assortment of candies, dried fruits, nuts and spices, in Kathmandu. Packets of Bhai Masala are presented by sisters to their brothers during Bhai Tika ceremony.

 

A Deusi troupe receives Dakshina after performing a Deusi song at Devisthan Tole in Makwanpurgadhi Rural Municipality, Makwanpur. Deusi, also known as Bhailo, is an integral part of Tihar, where people form groups and visit their neighbours and relatives, reciting songs that extol goddess Laxmi and characters from Ramayan, an ancient epic poem about Hindu god Ram.

 

A street vendor displays portraits of Goddess Laxmi in the Capital.

 

5) Colour powders are displayed for sale in Kathmandu.

 

People select citron fruits, an essential part of Bhai Tika ceremony, in Kathmandu.

 

Women from the Tharu community showcase a dance on the occasion of Tihar at Jhalari Bazaar in Kanchanpur district.

 

A Brahmin boy offers prayers to cows sheltered on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple.

 

Members of a children’s club perform a Deusi song in Dhankuta.

 

PhotoS: Anish Regmi, KESHAV THAPA, PRATAP BISTA, SANJOG MANANDHAR, RAMESH CHANDRA ADHIKARI & RSS

Published: 08-11-2018 08:09

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