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Rato Machindranath Jatra Acrylic Painting 30 cm W x 72 cm H

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The 1600-year-old Rato Machhindranath Jatra (Festival) is a festival celebrated in dedication to the Lord of the Rain in the Kathmandu valley. It is the most ancient Jatra in Nepal and is taken as one of the most significant festivals in Patan. During this festival, the chariot will be pulled once it is constructed to the major deities in the valley and taken to the open space of the Jawalakhel of Lalitpur, and the Bhoto Show Jatra is organized as a concluding part. It is celebrated in Patan, but the popularity is increasing and it has become a Jatra of all the devotees and people around the globe.

Size: 30 cm W x 72 cm H
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About Artist: Pradip Bajracharya
Artwork count: 17

The 32-foot-high Rato Machhindranath Chariot is pulled in Patan with a plea of rain to fight drought. The chariot is made of wood and the Lord Macchindranath's statue is placed in the chariot. The chariot is pulled throughout the town- of Patan, with a route of Natole, Gabahal, Mangal Bazaar, Sundhara, Lagankhel, and Kumaripati, and ends in Jawalakhel with a Bhoto Jatra. Machhindranath is worshipped as a God of rain, who was brought from Assam of India after the valley suffered from the drought. This festival concludes with a Bhoto Jatra Festival, where the Bhoto (cloth) is displayed in Jawalakhel by the head of the state of Nepal.

CH-PB-04

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Width
30 cm
Height
72 cm

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Rato Machindranath Jatra Acrylic Painting 30 cm W x 72 cm H

The 1600-year-old Rato Machhindranath Jatra (Festival) is a festival celebrated in dedication to the Lord of the Rain in the Kathmandu valley. It is the most ancient Jatra in Nepal and is taken as one of the most significant festivals in Patan. During this festival, the chariot will be pulled once it is constructed to the major deities in the valley and taken to the open space of the Jawalakhel of Lalitpur, and the Bhoto Show Jatra is organized as a concluding part. It is celebrated in Patan, but the popularity is increasing and it has become a Jatra of all the devotees and people around the globe.

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