PHOTOS Nepalese Hindu Community celebrates Shree Panchami Festival

PHOTOS

Nepalese Hindu Community celebrates Shree Panchami Festival

Xinhua

15:58, February 10, 2019

A kid writes on a wall at Saraswati Temple during Basanta Panchami early morning in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Feb. 10, 2019. Saraswati, Goddess of Knowledge, is worshipped on this day by the students. (Xinhua/Sulav Shrestha)

A student writes on a wall at Saraswati Temple during Basanta Panchami early morning in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Feb. 10, 2019. Saraswati, Goddess of Knowledge, is worshipped on this day by the students. (Xinhua/Sulav Shrestha)

Nepal Army personnel participate in a religious ritual during a program organized on the occasion of Basanta Panchami or Shree Panchami Festival at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, Feb. 10, 2019. Nepalese Hindu Community celebrates this day as the day of worshiping the Goddess of Knowledge Saraswati. This day also signifies the beginning of spring season. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)

Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli receives Tika on his forehead as blessings during a program organized on the occasion of Basanta Panchami or Shree Panchami Festival at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, Feb. 10, 2019. Nepalese Hindu Community celebrates this day as the day of worshiping the Goddess of Knowledge Saraswati. This day also signifies the beginning of spring season. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)

Artists perform during a program organized on the occasion of Basanta Panchami or Shree Panchami Festival at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, Feb. 10, 2019. Nepalese Hindu Community celebrates this day as the day of worshiping the Goddess of Knowledge Saraswati. This day also signifies the beginning of spring season. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)

A priest chants religious hymns during a program organized on the occasion of Basanta Panchami or Shree Panchami Festival at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, Feb. 10, 2019. Nepalese Hindu Community celebrates this day as the day of worshiping the Goddess of Knowledge Saraswati. This day also signifies the beginning of spring season. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)

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