PHOTOS Pancha Dan festival celebrated in Nepal

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Pancha Dan festival celebrated in Nepal

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08:55, August 29, 2019

The effigy of Buddha is seen during the Pancha Dan festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, on Aug. 28, 2019. Pancha Dan, the festival of five summer gifts, is observed by the Buddhists by giving away five elements including wheat grains, rice grains, salt, money and fruit. (Photos: Sulav Shrestha/Xinhua)

Devotees offer prayers during the Pancha Dan festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, on Aug. 28, 2019. Pancha Dan, the festival of five summer gifts, is observed by the Buddhists by giving away five elements including wheat grains, rice grains, salt, money and fruit.

Devotees celebrate the Pancha Dan festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, on Aug. 28, 2019. Pancha Dan, the festival of five summer gifts, is observed by the Buddhists by giving away five elements including wheat grains, rice grains, salt, money and fruit.

A devotee watches through the effigy of Buddha during the Pancha Dan festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, on Aug. 28, 2019. Pancha Dan, the festival of five summer gifts, is observed by the Buddhists by giving away five elements including wheat grains, rice grains, salt, money and fruit.

Devotees take part in a parade during the Pancha Dan festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, on Aug. 28, 2019. Pancha Dan, the festival of five summer gifts, is observed by the Buddhists by giving away five elements including wheat grains, rice grains, salt, money and fruit.

A woman is seen during the Pancha Dan festival celebrations in Bhaktapur, Nepal, on Aug. 28, 2019. Pancha Dan, the festival of five summer gifts, is observed by the Buddhists by giving away five elements including wheat grains, rice grains, salt, money and fruit.

Devotees celebrate the Pancha Dan festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, on Aug. 28, 2019. Pancha Dan, the festival of five summer gifts, is observed by the Buddhists by giving away five elements including wheat grains, rice grains, salt, money and fruit.

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