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Macchindranath Jatra amidst Pandemic - #photoseries by Anurag Chaudhary #photowalkersnp #spnnepal

The Macchindranath Rath Jatra (बुंग द्यः जात्रा) is the longest running Jatra. It is said that the Jatra is celebrated to Please Shree Macchindranath (Raktalokitesvara Karunamaya) so he may bring rain to the Valley. The chariot festival is held according to the lunar calendar, so the date is changeable. It begins on the 4th day of the bright fortnight of Bachhalā, the seventh month in the lunar Nepal Sambat calendar. This year due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Jatra was celebrated late.






All Images and text by Anurag Chaudhary.

About the Author :

I am Anurag Chaudhary, a college going student with interest in Street photography. I find it very interesting to observe people and their Culture, I like to express what I see through my photographs.





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