Traditional rituals, daily life and news in Nepal
Friends and Family greet Nirmal 'Nims' Purja (36) along with his team of Project Possible upon their arrival after successfully scaling all 14 mountains above 8,000 m in just over six months setting the world record in Kathmandu, Nepal on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.
Women hold offerings as they offer prayers to the setting sun during Chhath festival at a pond in Kathmandu, Nepal on Saturday, November 02, 2019. Chhath festival is dedicated to the sun and ancient Vedic Goddess for ones good health, well being and prosperity. 
Women hold offerings as they offer prayers to the setting sun during Chhath festival at a pond in Kathmandu, Nepal on Saturday, November 02, 2019. Chhath festival is dedicated to the sun and ancient Vedic Goddess for ones good health, well being and prosperity.
A woman holds offerings while offering prayers to the setting sun during Chhath festival at a pond in Kathmandu, Nepal on Saturday, November 02, 2019. Chhath festival is dedicated to the sun and ancient Vedic Goddess for ones good health, well being and prosperity. 
Offerings are pictured during Chhath festival at a pond in Kathmandu, Nepal on Saturday, November 02, 2019. Chhath festival is dedicated to the sun and ancient Vedic Goddess for ones good health, well being and prosperity. 
A woman is carried on a procession during Janku, a cultural celebration performed when a man or woman of Newari community turns 77 years in Lalitpur, Nepal on Sunday, November 03, 2019. Janku is performed at the age of 77 years, 7 months, 7 days, second at 83 years, 4 months, 4 days, third is at the age of 88 years, 8 months, 8 days, fourth is performed at 99 years, 9 months, 9 days, and lastly at the age of 105 years, 8 months, 8 days. The person is regarded as God after these rituals are performed.
A woman walks along a mustard field in Bhaktapur, Nepal on Thursday, November 07, 2019.
A Sadhu takes rest inside Pashupathinath Temple premise in Kathmandu, on Friday, November 8, 2019. 
A Nepalese artist clad as a deity performs religious rituals during Kartik Nach festival past midnight in Lalitpur, Nepal on Monday, November 11, 2019. The religious dance is performed over ten days in the Nepalese calendar known as Kartik to thank Lord Kumara for his protection. The devout King Siddhi Narsingh Malla first established the Kartik Nach in the 17th century.
A Nepalese artist dressed as Lord Narsimha performs religious rituals during Kartik Nach festival past midnight in Lalitpur, Nepal on Monday, November 11, 2019. The religious dance is performed over ten days in the Nepalese calendar known as Kartik to thank Lord Kumara for his protection. The devout King Siddhi Narsingh Malla first established the Kartik Nach in the 17th century.
A 67-year-old woman harvest rice on the fields on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday, November 11, 2019.
Traditional rituals, daily life and news in Nepal
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Traditional rituals, daily life and news in Nepal

A short series of traditional cultural rituals, daily life and news events that took place within the week in Nepal.
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