Festival

Gai Jatra

Gai is cow and Jatra is Procession (Festival).

Gai Jatra festival, the procession of cows, generally falls in the month of Bhadra, which correspond to English calendar months of  August/September. 

This year Gai Jatra is on August 19, 2016. That is on Bhadra 3, 2073 BS. 

The festival of cows is one of the most popular festivals in Nepal. It is said people in ancient time started worshiping Yamaraj,"the god of death" on this day.