Maghe Poornima Festival
Maghe poornima festival is the full moon of (February) concludes the month long fasting of Swasthani and the recital of Swosthani Mahatmya, a sacred religious text. Hindu women keep vigil throughout the night; on the morrow they take bath in river confluence and worship the symbols of sacred phallus, Shiva Linga.
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This Article and upcoming posts are extracted from the book, TOURIST INFORMATION DIRECTORY, 1997. by my Late Father Journalist, Sociologist & Anthropologists, Er. Ramesh Chandra Bandhu Bhattarai.