Buffalo beeing sacrificed for goddess Durga in front of a temple during dashain 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 Dashein sacrifices for goddess Durga and her nine incarnations.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 Dashein sacrifices for goddess Durga and her nine incarnations.
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 Dashein sacrifices for goddess Durga and her nine incarnations.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...
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