Photo Story of Seto Machindranath Jatra
Seto Machindranath Jatra
Seto Machhindranath Jatra, a chariot procession is considered as one of the biggest festivals celebrated in Kathmandu, which is also a tribute to god of rain.The festival kicked off with the temporary shipment of an idol of Seto Machhindranath from its temple at Kel Tole in Basantapur Durbar Square to a chariot built at Jamal. The holy chariot was pulled by hundreds of devotees from Jamal to Ason and Indrachowk of Kathmandu. The festival of Seto Machhindranath corresponds with another Hindu festival of Chaite Dashain. The three-day chariot procession is also rejoiced as one of the major festival by the Newar community in Kathmandu.