~Chariot pulled by devotees during Indra Jatra festival followed by Gurju Paltan~ During any festivals which includes chariot procession in Kathmandu,Nepal, a group of soldiers wearing black and white dress offers gun salute to the god and celebration begins.The shot is also fired to end the celebration. #rsnikon#indrajatra#chariot#indrajatra2018
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All together there are eight bhairab temples in Basatapur,Kathamandu among them Sweat Bhairab is the one.The temple only opens once in a year i.e. is during Indra Jatra festival.The statue of the Bhairav is kept hidden inside a wooden curtain throughout the year.It is the most dangerous form of lord Shiva.It is Built to protect city from all threats.
During Indra Jatra tradition nepali liquor and rice beer is distributed from a pipe coming out of the mouth of Bhairav . #rsnikon#culture#tradition#newar#newarculture#sweatbhairab#indrajatra#indrajatra2018