Swasthani/Madhav Narayan

Swasthani/Madhav Narayan, the month-long festival is one of the most difficult ritual practiced by Hindus in Nepal. Devotees undertakes a month-long fast, walk barefoot in the chilly cold winter morning, take a holy dip in the early morning with God Madhav Narayan, Hindu devotees prepare to take holy dip in the Hanuman ghat during the Madhav Narayan festival in Bhaktapur.