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What is Gadhimai festival and how is it celebrated ?

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Asked by azam khan, 07 Oct '13 11:45 am
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Gadhimai festival is a month-long Hindu festival that is held once every five years at the Gadhimai temple of Bariyarpur, in Bara District, about one hundred sixty kms south of the capital Kathmandu in southern Nepal. The event involves the world's largest sacrifice of animals including water buffaloes, pigs, goats, chicken and pigeons with the goal of pleasing Gadhimai, the goddess of power.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 07 Oct '13 11:48 am

 
  
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Gadhimai festival is a month-long Hindu festival held once every five years at the Gadhimai temple of Bariyarpur, in southern Nepal. The event involves the world's largest sacrifice of animals to please Gadhimai, the goddess of power.
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 07 Oct '13 04:49 pm

 
  
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The ceremony began with prayers in a temple by tens of thousands of Hindus* before dawn Tuesday. Then it shifted to a nearby corral, where in the cold morning mist, scores of butchers wielding curved swords began slaughtering* buffalo* calves* by hacking* off their heads*.

Over two days, two lakh buffaloes*, goats*, chickens* and pigeons* will be killed* as part of a blood*-soaked* festival held every five years to honor Gadhimai, a Hindu goddess of power.
Answered by Psycho, 07 Oct '13 11:53 am

 
  
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This question has been asked in this forum at least 30 times why do people go on repeating the same question you have also asked it more than five times

any way here is your answer again

Gadhimai festival is a month-long Hindu festival that is held once every five years at the Gadhimai temple of Bariyarpur, in Bara District, about one hundred sixty kms south of the capital Kathmandu in southern Nepal. The event involves the world's largest sacrifice of animals including water buffaloes, pigs, goats, chicken and pigeons with the goal of pleasing Gadhimai, the goddess of power.
Answered by iqbal seth, 07 Oct '13 11:50 am

 
  
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The ceremony began with prayers in a temple by tens of thousands of Hindus before dawn Tuesday. Then it shifted to a nearby corral, where in the cold morning mist, scores of butchers wielding curved swords began slaughtering buffalo calves by hacking off their heads.

Over two days, 200,000 buffaloes, goats, chickens and pigeons will be killed as part of a blood-soaked festival held every five years to honor Gadhimai, a Hindu goddess of power.
Answered by Stone Heart, 07 Oct '13 11:51 am

 
  
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