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Janaipurnima: The Sacred Thread Festival

Kathmandu: Janai Purnima, the sacred thread festival of the Hindus, was observed on Tuesday. Brahmins and Chhetris (men) get a new sacred threads (janai) and others tie yellow-red threads around their wrists as a symbol of protection.

This year i went to Pashupatinath Temple to find out how the festival was being celebrated.


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