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Teej celebrations in Nepal see women throng to Pashupatinath Temple

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Published : Aug 25, 2017, 11:42 am IST
Updated : Sep 25, 2017, 11:30 am IST
Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. (Photo:AP)
Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. (Photo:AP)
Nepalese Hindu women stand in a queue to enter Pashupatinath temple to offer prayers during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese Hindu women stand in a queue to enter Pashupatinath temple to offer prayers during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese Hindu women dance at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese Hindu women dance at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Two Nepalese Hindu women check their phone after taking a selfie at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Two Nepalese Hindu women check their phone after taking a selfie at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese police women, in blue, offer prayers lighting incense sticks at the Pashupatinath Hindu temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese police women, in blue, offer prayers lighting incense sticks at the Pashupatinath Hindu temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese Hindu women offers prayers lighting incense sticks at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese Hindu women offers prayers lighting incense sticks at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese Hindu women offer prayers at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese Hindu women offer prayers at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese Hindu women offer prayers lighting incense sticks at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese Hindu women offer prayers lighting incense sticks at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese Hindu women dance at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepalese Hindu women dance at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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