9-day Bisket Jatra gets underway

KATHMANDU, APR 10 – Bisket Jatra, one of the historically and culturally important festivals of Bhaktapur, began on Wednesday as per the tantric rituals, heralding the start of new Nepali year. The festival, which runs for nine days and eight nights, starts four days before the New Year day and runs after five days of the New Year. The festival began in the morning with traditional rituals by worshipping Bhairav Nath. Continue reading