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Nepalese celebrate holy festival of Madhav Narayan

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Published : Jan 28, 2017, 2:15 pm IST
Updated : Jul 8, 2017, 8:39 pm IST
Madhav Narayan is a month long festival celebrated by the hindu devotees and women pray for a good husband and the others for their longevity. (Photo: AP)
Madhav Narayan is a month long festival celebrated by the hindu devotees and women pray for a good husband and the others for their longevity. (Photo: AP)
Nepalese Hindu women get ready to take holy dip at the Bagmati River during Madhav Narayan festival before they start a month long fast.
Nepalese Hindu women get ready to take holy dip at the Bagmati River during Madhav Narayan festival before they start a month long fast.
A Nepalese Hindu woman adjusts her hair as she waits to offer prayers during Madhav Narayan festival in Kathmandu in Nepal
A Nepalese Hindu woman adjusts her hair as she waits to offer prayers during Madhav Narayan festival in Kathmandu in Nepal
Nepalese Hindu women stand to fill their vessels with the Bagmati River water to offer prayers at Madhav Narayan festival.
Nepalese Hindu women stand to fill their vessels with the Bagmati River water to offer prayers at Madhav Narayan festival.
A Nepalese Hindu devotee offers holy water to the statue of God Madhav Narayan on the bank of Hanumante river.
A Nepalese Hindu devotee offers holy water to the statue of God Madhav Narayan on the bank of Hanumante river.
A Nepalese Hindu devotee offers a prayer to the statue of God Madhav Narayan during the festival.
A Nepalese Hindu devotee offers a prayer to the statue of God Madhav Narayan during the festival.
A Nepalese Hindu devotee washes her feet, before offering a prayer during the Madhav Narayan festival in Bhaktapur
A Nepalese Hindu devotee washes her feet, before offering a prayer during the Madhav Narayan festival in Bhaktapur
The locals fill their vessels with water to offer prayers during the festival to get a good husband and longevity of their life.
The locals fill their vessels with water to offer prayers during the festival to get a good husband and longevity of their life.
Nepalese Hindu women take holy dip in the Bagmati River during Madhav Narayan festival in Kathmandu.
Nepalese Hindu women take holy dip in the Bagmati River during Madhav Narayan festival in Kathmandu.

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