public mass sacrifices of goats and buffalos taking place on Durbar Square during Dashein festival time in Newar city Bhaktapur in Kathmandu valley, Nepal, October 2011

public mass sacrifices of goats and buffalos taking place on Durbar Square during Dashein festival time in Newar city Bhaktapur in Kathmandu valley, 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.
public mass sacrifices of goats and buffalos taking place on Durbar Square during Dashein festival time in Newar city Bhaktapur in Kathmandu valley, 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.