Nepal celebrates Janai Purnima festival

Nepal celebrated Janai Purnima festival. People celebrate this festival by getting their sacred thread –Janai sanctified by the Brahmin priests. People from different communities also tie yellow-red threads blessed by priests.
The festival is celebrated in different ways by various communities.
For the Newar Community the day is the beginning of the 9-day festival Gunhu Punhi.
However, for the Terai community, the day is celebrated as Rakshya Bandhan.


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