Sunday, August 25, 2013

Gaijatra in Dolakha

GaiJatra (Cows Festival) in Dolakha
Gaijatra, the festival of cows, is also celebrated in Dolakha Bazar (this year on August 22nd). The Gaijatra festival of Dolakha is very unique and special than that in Kathmandu valley. This festival is mainly celebrated by Newari people. The festival commemorates the death of people during the year. Also we can see some Gaijatra comedies/caricatures in the festival.

commemorates the death of people

Krishna and Gopini drama

Comedy caricature

Comedy caricature

 Photo: Shivajee Pradhan