Janai Purnima celebrated in Nepal

Updated: Aug 21, 2013 17:08 IST

A Nepalese Hindu devotee, adorned with a Janai or sacred thread, which is a yellow cotton string worn across the chest or tied around the wrist of the right hand, prays during the Janai Purnima Festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu. (AFP Photo)
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A Nepalese Hindu devotee, adorned with a Janai or sacred thread, which is a yellow cotton string worn across the chest or tied around the wrist of the right hand, prays during the Janai Purnima Festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu. (AFP Photo)

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