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Matya

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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The Buddhist festival, Matya marks the victory of Sakyamuni Buddha over Mara. This day is celebrated by praying for the souls of departed family members and holding parades throughout Patan.

Photojournalist Gopen Rai and Bikram Rai bring you glimpses of the festival from Patan and Thecho respectively.

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One Response to “Matya”

  1. Andreas Bachmann on Says:

    Dear Nepali Times
    Thanking you very much for this article. To be tought
    in a few words and shown very beautiful photgraphs
    of many nice Nepalis.
    One should be on sites these days!
    Andreas Bachmann


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