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Friday, 29 July 2016

Rato Machhindranath Bhoto Jatra

Posted by Anup Baral July 29, 2016 :


The annual Bhoto Jatra Festival of Rato Machhindranath was held in Jawalakhel of Lalitpur on Friday. During the festival, the bhoto (jewel-studded vest) of the Rato Machhindranath deity was displayed in presence of high-ranking dignitaries.A large crowd of people had gathered in and around Jawalakhel today to grace the annual event. Machhindranath is revered as a god of good harvest and prosperity. Paying homage to Lord Machhindranath is believed to bring good luck and fulfill one’s wishes. The chariot procession will finally come to an end after four days upon reaching the temple of Machhindranath at Bungmati, where the statue would finally be installed.

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