From Ghatasthapna to Kojargrat Purnima, the Dashain Festival

Dashain Tika & Jamara

Dashain Tika & Jamara. Image: Prasit Humagain

In the beginning of October (25th Sept to 3rd Oct 2014), you will most probably see a goat or two tethered in many a home’s yard. They are meant for sacrifice on Maha Asthami, the eighth day of the greatest festival of Hindus in Nepal, that is, Dashain. Continue reading