Indra Jatra festival

Updated: Sep 29, 2012 22:09 IST

The elephant deity
The elephant deity "Pulukishi" is pictured during the Indra Jatra festival in Kathmandu. The festival, during which Indra, the living goddess Kumari and other deities are worshipped, starts after the erecting of a "lingo", a long wooden pole and ends after it is pulled down. Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar

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