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Celebrate Bisket Jatra at The Yeti Guest House
1:00 pm onward Wednesday April 10, 2019
Taumadhi, Bhaktapur The Yeti Guest House

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Nrs. 1500.00

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The Yeti Guest House Family invites you to Bisket Jatra at our place. Celebrate this Bisket Jatra with The Yeti Guest House this year and watch the festival live from our place. Tickets are available for the event at the guest house. Message us for more details.

Date: April 10, 2019 ( Chaitra 27, 2075)
Time: 1 PM onwards
Ticket Price: 1500/- Nrs (Includes a combo of a beer and snacks platter.)

More about the Festival (Jatra):

Commonly known as Biska Jatra is an annual event in Bhaktapur, Dhapasi Thimi and Tokha and other places in Nepal. The festival is celebrated at the start of the new year on the Bikram Sambat calendar, however, the festival itself is not related to Bikram Sambat.

Legend has it that this celebration is the "festival after the death of the serpent". Various areas of Bhaktapur city celebrate this festival according to their own rituals. The most eventful places are Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Thimi Balkumari. A chariot carrying a statue of the God Bhairava is pulled by hundreds of people to the Khalla Tole. Approximately a month earlier, the chariot is assembled near the Nyatapola temple (five stair temple).

The signature event on Bhaktapur Taumadhi is a tug-of-war between the Thane (upper) and Kone (lower) part of town. An approximately 25 meter Yoh si Dyo is erected in the yosi khyo In the evening of New Year. The Yoh si is pulled down as the New Year officially commences.

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