PHOTOS: Vishwakarma puja being observed across the country
KATHMANDU, September 17: The Vishwakarma puja is being celebrated across the country on Friday.
Vishwakarma is regarded as the main craftsman and architect of Gods.
As per Hindu mythologies, Vishwakarma is the designer of all the flying chariots of the gods and goddesses. The ancient Hindu scripture reads that he engineered the weapons for the good. It is celebrated on Aswin 1 each year as per Nepali Calender.
The puja is generally conducted within the factory premises, workshops and public places as well. All the machines are worshiped along with the worship of Biswakarma.
People worship their vehicles. Red and white clothes are offered to machinery and vehicles decorated with festoons.
Here are some pictures taken by Ratopati Photojournalist on Friday: