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Bisket Jatra festival celebrated in Bhaktapur, Nepal
Published: Apr 15, 2017 10:51 AM

A devotees offer prayers during a celebration of traditional Bisket Jatra Festival, or Nepali new year, in Bhaktapur, Nepal, April 14, 2017. Bisket Jatra festival is celebrated to welcome the spring and the Nepalese New Year. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)


 

Nepalese devotees pull down a ceremonial pole during a celebration of traditional Bisket Jatra Festival, or Nepali new year, in Bhaktapur, Nepal, April 14, 2017. Bisket Jatra festival is celebrated to welcome the spring and the Nepalese New Year. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)


 

Nepalese devotees hand on the rope to pull down a ceremonial pole during a celebration of traditional Bisket Jatra Festival, or Nepali new year, in Bhaktapur, Nepal, April 14, 2017. Bisket Jatra festival is celebrated to welcome the spring and the Nepalese New Year. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)


 

Nepalese devotees pull the chariot of Bhairav during a celebration of traditional Bisket Jatra Festival, or Nepali new year, in Bhaktapur, Nepal, April 14, 2017. Bisket Jatra festival is celebrated to welcome the spring and the Nepalese New Year. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)


 

Local people observe the chariot procession during a celebration of traditional Bisket Jatra Festival, or Nepali new year, in Bhaktapur, Nepal, April 14, 2017. Bisket Jatra festival is celebrated to welcome the spring and the Nepalese New Year. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)


 
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