Bhaktapur Bisket Jatra 2011 Photos/ Videos
These photos are taken on the last day of year 2067 B.S.Venue is around Yosin Khel, where Yosing (Lingo) is erected to welcome the new year of Nepali Sambat.This day in Bhaktapur is celebrated by erecting Yosin (Lingo).The function starts at the eve by pulling down the holy chariot of Bhairav Nath from Gahiti to Yosin Khel.How the funtions begins have a look over the images. Its Chariot called “Nakinju Khacha “.First It needs to be pulled down toward the arenea of Yosin Khel From Gahiti,previously placed. I Nepal Police Playing different tunes before the Bhairav Nath Rath is take down to Yosin Khel.Generally they used to play nepali Folk songs but in this year I heard some Indians tunes like Sheela KI Jawani Also. Local People From Guthi Preparing Hand and Halin Pata of Yosin. After Preparing Blue Colored Hand of Yosin Lying Down on t ground. Local People eagerly waiting for the Bhairav Rath from Gahiti Tole of Bhaktapur. Foreign People waiting for Lingo to erect. Local People Mass on Yosin Khel. Local People Mass on Yosin Khel waiting for Bhairav Rath arrive. BhadraKali Temple behind the hole where lingo is erect. Just arrive Bhairav Nath Rath. Bhairav Nath just came down from Gahiti. This is Bhairav Nath showing face at the moment coming down from Gahiti. Close Up Picture taken using Zoom of my Phone.Its not much Clear. Bhairav Nath Rath. Lets watch Video how it was brought down to Yosin Khel. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Db_eH70MYxo After Coming down from Gahiti . It will be here in the same place until Lingo is fully erected. Front View of Bhairav Nath Rath. Hole where lingo’s feet is Placed. Pulling of Lingo Begins. Half erected Yosin. In this way Yosin is erected in yosin Khel during Bisket Jatra. Closer View of Yosin. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QG1Nxsj-4ZE Click on the video to watch how yosin or lingo is erected. After Yosin is erected local people climb to reach at the top of the pole. This year the time was around 7.15pm when it was erected. It didnot take much time for this year to erect. It took around 10-15 mins. Its might be cause of short length.I will be post the video in my next post.