Gaijatra 2013 Final

Gaijatra 2013 Final

Gaijatra, the festival of cows, (gai means cow and jatra means festival in Nepali: गाईजात्रा, and Newari: सापारु) is celebrated in Nepal, mainly in Kathmandu valley by the Newar and Tharu community. The festival commemorates the death of people during the year. During the festival, cows are marched in the streets and generally celebrated in the Nepalese month of Bhadra (August-September). Peoples also distributes food to others. The festival of cows is one of the most popular festivals of Nepal.\

Photographer: Focus shrestha & Subash karkai


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