Indrajatra : Some major features of the festival

Living Goddess Kumari in her chariot (Photo : Jibitesh Manandhar Tuladhar)

Razen Manandhar

Yenyaa, which is also known as Indra Jatra, is perhaps the biggest and the most eventful festival of Kathmandu. Literally, “Yen” means Kathmandu and “Yaa” means celebration or procession. This is now commonly known as Indra Jatra for the outsiders, which present the Indra as the central figure of the festival. This autumn festival also marks the beginning of the…