blood of asacrificed goat is spilled on temple during dashein festival time in Bhaktapur, Nepal. October 2011.Newar culture is famous for blending Hindu and tantric buddhist tradtions in Nepal, also rooted in earlier animistic tradtions, as both Hindu and Buddhist culture do in parts - as can be seen in archaic rituals of Dashain sacrifices for goddess Durga and her nine incarnations.
street scene during dashein festival time in Bhaktapur, Nepal. October 2011. The banner shows different...more »