Tradition

Fall harvest being dried hanging from roof braces and windows of homes in a small square image

Fall harvest being dried hanging from roof braces and windows of homes in a small square

Yatachhen image

Yatachhen

The demon Mupatra makes the rounds–Bhaktapur Indrajatra, early 80s image

The demon Mupatra makes the rounds–Bhaktapur Indrajatra, early 80s

Procession of Dipankara Buddha on the outskirts of Bhaktapur, late 70s image

Procession of Dipankara Buddha on the outskirts of Bhaktapur, late 70s

Gathamuga image

Gathamuga

Mustard oil presser machine image

Mustard oil presser machine

Jyapu women blessing the chariot for Bisket Jatra in Bhaktapur, 1963 image

Jyapu women blessing the chariot for Bisket Jatra in Bhaktapur, 1963

Red chillis on the mat and pot image

Red chillis on the mat and pot

Gai jatra / Saparu image

Gai jatra / Saparu

gai jatra/Saparu around 1969 in durbarsquare image

gai jatra/Saparu around 1969 in durbarsquare

Gai Jatra A Celebration of Life Death and Renewal image

Gai Jatra A Celebration of Life Death and Renewal

The living goddess Kumari, People are making offerings and receiving prasad image

The living goddess Kumari, People are making offerings and receiving prasad

Saparu Festival Young man dancing as a mother and carrying a doll child image

Saparu Festival Young man dancing as a mother and carrying a doll child

The Saparu festival image

The Saparu festival

Mohani A group of Jyapu women going on the twice-daily visit to the day’s mandalic pith image

Mohani A group of Jyapu women going on the twice-daily visit to the day’s mandalic pith

Gatha Mu:ga chare Children holding a phallic representation of Gatha Muga block the streets and demand money for passage image

Gatha Mu:ga chare Children holding a phallic representation of Gatha Muga block the streets and demand money for passage

The demon Gatha Mu:ga image

The demon Gatha Mu:ga

An offering of light at the Bramahini pith on the tenth day of Mohani Na kha: image

An offering of light at the Bramahini pith on the tenth day of Mohani Na kha:

carrying his daughter on his shoulders during the Gaijatra image

carrying his daughter on his shoulders during the Gaijatra

Nawadurga dancing in the street of Inacho image

Nawadurga dancing in the street of Inacho