Hindu women celebrate Rishi Panchami festival in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nepal. 20th September 2012 -- A Hindu woman pictured here as she worships at the banks of the Bagmati River on the occasion of the Rishi Panchami festival at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. -- Hindu women celebrated Rishi Panchami festival in Nepal by fasting and taking a holy bath in rivers. Hindu women believe that the fasting, worship and the holy bath in the river will purify any offenses that occurred during the menstruation period.
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