Rato-Machindranath-Jatra

Rato Machhindranath Jatra – the God of rain

Rato Machhindranath Jatra is known as Bungadyo (Newari language), the god of holly rain water harvesting for local Lalitpur district. This festival is the longest running chariot in Nepal. The name “Rato Machhindranath” literally translates into “Red Fish God”. Rato means ‘Red’ and Machhindra means ‘Fish’ and Nath means ‘God’. People worshipped centuries for rain […]