Nepal - days of goddess Durga (24 images)

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portrait of Dashain ceremonies in Bhaktapur, Nepal

Animal sacrifices for goddess Durga and the appearance of the Kumari still are extraordinary experiences, giving deep insight into Newar Hindu culture and religion, In the middle-age town Bhaktapur in the Kathmandu valley, dashain is celebrated in a traditional way. Dashein is dedicated to goddess Durga and her nine incarnations (Kali etc), lasting over nine days (plus six more days)starting mostly end of September and lasting...
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