Teej Festival

Teej Festival

Kathmandu is packed with praying women in red one day a year

Location: 

Gaushala, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal

Duration: 

Friday, August 18, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Teeej Festival: a serious of festivals around the monsoon season
  2. Goddess Parvati: primary celebration of her union with Lord Shiva
  3. Women in red: married (or relationship) women praying for their man
  4. Kathmandu: the entire city was occupied by praying women in red dresses
  5. Coincidence: my first impression of Nepalinfo-icon, thousands of women in red!

Image sources

  1. Women in red queueing
  2. Women in red praying
  3. TV interview at the Bagmati River
  4. Candle wax dripping down
  5. Young Nepalese girls

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