Bagh Bhairav Jatra 2070 Celebrated

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Bagh Bhairav Jatra is a festival of Kirtipur locals, who worship the god Bagh Bhairav during the festival with full of joy and happiness. Bagh Bhairav Jatra is performed on the first day of Bhadra (Nepali Calendar). An idol of Bagh Bhairav, especially made for the festival, is carried through the streets with traditional bands, drummers and dancers, followed by devotees chanting bhajans and kirtans and Lakhay dance too. On the occasion of Bagh Bhairab Jatra devotees used to round Bagh Bhairab Temple for 108 times. Myth has that one is blessed with success and good health if he/she makes round of the Bagh Bhairav Temple for 108 times on this very day.



Bagh Bhairab Jatra 2070

A ritual dance is performed on the occasion of the Bagh Bhairav festival at Kirtipur. The event honours the god Bagh Bhairav.

Bagh Bhairab Jatra 2070

Devotees offering Butter Lamps on the occasion of Bagh Bhairav Jatra celebration

Bagh Bhairab Jatra 2070

Devotees offering Butter Lamps on the occasion of Bagh Bhairav Jatra celebration



Bagh Bhairab Jatra 2070

Devotees pictured as they circumambulate Bagh Bhairav temple on the occasion of the Bagh Bhairav festival at Kirtipur

Bagh Bhairab Jatra 2070

Young girls wearing traditional dress,going around Bagh Bhairav Temple. It is believed that one is blessed with success and good health if he/she makes round at the Bagh Bhairav temple for 108 times on this very day.

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