Kalimati Vegetable Market is the busiest and the biggest vegetable market in Kathmandu. I had a chance to go on photo walk this Saturday (16th Nov, 2013). I'm posting few interesting shots from that photo walk on this photo story.
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I wanted to do b/w photo shoot of an event/festival for a long time and finally had a chance to capture the festival of White Machindranath few months back.
Seto Machindranath,also known as White Machindranath, Aryavalokitesvara, Karunamaya and Jamaleswor is a deity worshiped by the Hindus and Buddhists in Nepal. The temple of Seto Machindranath is located in Jana Bahal(also known as Machhindra Bahal).A place located between Ason and Indra chowk,Kathmandu and is believed to have been established around the 10th century. Seto Machindranath is worshipped by the Hindus as the god of rain and the Buddhists worship the deity as an aspect of Avalokiteshvara.
It is believed that during the rule of King Yakshya Malla, in a place called Kantipuri (Today's Kathmandu), people used to bathe in the holy river and visit Swayambhunath this led them to heaven after death. Once Yamraj(god of death) came to know the power of Swayambhunath and he visited the holy temple. During his return from the te ...
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