Gadhimai Festival Nepal: 300,000 Animals Killed To Bring Worshipers Good Luck
Gadhimai festival is a two-day religious festival in Nepal wherein more than 250,000 animals are sacrificed to appease a Hindu goddess. This festival is held every five years at the temple of Gadhimai, the goddess of power, in Bariyarpur, Nepal, near the Indian border.
Another Bizarre Ritual of Crawling Under A Cow During Diwali Festival In Nepal
Photo by: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters A boy crawls under a cow during a religious ceremony celebrating the Tihar festival, also called Diwali, in Kathmandu. Hindus all over Nepal are celebrating the festival during which they worship cows, which are considered a maternal figure, and other animals….
Bizarre Baby Goat Drowning Ritual in Nepal
Men hold on to a goat during an annual Hindu festival ritual in Khokana village on the outskirts of Katmandu. In the ritual, a female baby goat is thrown into a pond as local men in teams compete to kill it, with the belief that…