Indra Jatra Festival celebrated to mark end of monsoon in Nepal

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/9/6 8:19:42

Nepalese people participate in a chariot procession in celebration of Indra Jatra Festival at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sept. 5, 2017. The eight-day festival celebrates Indra, the god of rain, to mark the end of the monsoon. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)


 

Masked dancer "Sawabhaku" performs in celebration of Indra Jatra Festival at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sept. 5, 2017. The eight-day festival celebrates Indra, the god of rain, to mark the end of the monsoon. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)


 

A girl dressed as Nepalese living goddess Kumari participates in a chariot procession in celebration of Indra Jatra Festival at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sept. 5, 2017. The eight-day festival celebrates Indra, the god of rain, to mark the end of the monsoon. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)


 


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