Nepal celebrates Gai Jatra festival to lead dead to heaven
Posted By: RSS Feeds on Date: Fri, Aug 10, 2012
KATHMANDU, Aug 9 â€” Hundreds of young boys, their faces smeared with mascara and painted as cows, trot barefoot along the streets of Nepalâ€™s capital in the Gai Jatra festival, the procession of cows. The annual event, usually in August or September, is one of the Himalayan nationâ€™s most popular festivals. Families who have lost a relative during ....