Rato Machindranath, Karunamaya or Bungadyo

Rato Machindranath, Karunamaya or Bungadyo

Rato Machindranath, Karunamaya or Bungadyo

Rato Machindranath[रातो मछिन्द्रनाथ] – रक्तावलोकितेश्वर- karunamaya [करुणामय]- Bungadyo [बुंगद्य:] is perhaps the most widely worshiped Buddhist deity in the whole Kathmandu Valley. This is the deity, which is kept in a chariot to make Nepal’s longest festival. It is seen that this festival started in 650 BS. This festival is also related to the legend of Bhotojatra.

Vaskarbarna Mahabihar

Gunla

Nyeku Jatra Matya

Gunla Dharma Bhaktapur [ गुँला धर्म भक्तपुर]

Bikramashil Mahavihar (Thabahi)

Dolkha Machindranath Jatra