Festivals from the week in Nepal
Devotees offer prayers towards the chariot of God of Rain ''Rato Machhindranath'' in Lalitpur, Nepal on Sunday, May 5, 2019. Both Hindus and Buddhists worship Rato Machhindranath the God of Rain praying for good harvest. Devotees worship Machhendranath to prevent drought during the rice harvest season. A chariot of the deity placed inside is paraded around the ancient city and thousands of devotees from across the valley come to worship the God of Rain.
Priests carry the idol of God of Rain ''Rato Machhindranath'' to place the deity inside the chariot in Lalitpur, Nepal on Sunday, May 5, 2019. Both Hindus and Buddhists worship Rato Machhindranath the God of Rain praying for good harvest. Devotees worship Machhendranath to prevent drought during the rice harvest season. A chariot of the deity placed inside is paraded around the ancient city and thousands of devotees from across the valley come to worship the God of Rain.
Devotees collect holy water from stone taps in memory of deceased mothers on Mother's Day at Mata Tirtha pond, a pilgrimage site in Kathmandu, Nepal on Saturday, May 04, 2019. It is believed that those who take a holy bath in remembrance of deceased mothers in Mata Tirtha helps his/her mother reach salvation and bring prosperity to the family. 
A devotee takes a holy bath in memory of deceased mothers on Mother's Day at Mata Tirtha pond, a pilgrimage site in Kathmandu, Nepal on Saturday, May 04, 2019. It is believed that those who take a holy bath in remembrance of deceased mothers in Mata Tirtha helps his/her mother reach salvation and bring prosperity to the family. 
A priest giving touches on an idol of the God of Rain "Rato Machhindranath" for the deity chariot procession inside the divine being's temple in Lalitpur, Nepal on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Both Hindus and Buddhists worship Rato Machhindranath the God of Rain praying for good harvest. Devotees worship Machhendranath to prevent drought during the rice harvest season. A chariot of the deity placed inside is paraded around the ancient city and thousands of devotees from across the valley come to worship the God of Rain.
Festivals from the week in Nepal
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Festivals pictorial series that occurred in the week in Nepal.
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