Gai Jatra- The Cow Festival

posted on 27th of november, 2011

Gai Jatra- The festival of cows is a festival celebrated by the Newar community of Kathmandu valley every year since the malla period. Every family who lost their member participate in this festival. They bring children or sometimes adult as well with resemblance of Radha Krishna or give them funny looks or resemblance of cow, yogi and other Hindu idol. Gai Jatra is a healthy festival which enables the people to accept the reality of death and to prepare oneself for the life after death.

Comments (11)

Posted by Yadamons on November 29, 2011
Beautiful photos!!!
Very interesting.
Posted by Egomezta on November 28, 2011
Your images are amazing... Thanks for sharing.
Posted by Davidwatmough on November 28, 2011
Excellent portraits........... lovely country for photography. David.
Posted by Photosdl on November 28, 2011
colorful and original, congrats :)
Posted by Lyngbyvej on November 28, 2011
Great photos!
Posted by Clearvista on November 28, 2011
Thanks for sharing that, very interesting and great photos.
Posted by Nero67 on November 28, 2011
Beautiful photos!!!
Posted by smartview27 on November 28, 2011
Beautiful images ! Congrats !
Posted by Rigsby8131 on November 27, 2011
Great pics!!! Thanks for sharing.
Posted by Ewamewa2 on November 27, 2011
wonderful pictures!
Posted by Mariaam on November 27, 2011
Great photos!

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