KATHMANDU: The Mahanawami festival, which marks the ninth day of 15-day-long Dashain festival, is being observed on Thursday with fervor, worshipping Goddess Durga and making offerings.
Special worship is performed to Durga Bhawani on the occasion of the Mahanawami. He-goats, ducks, roosters and he-buffalos are sacrificed at various temples dedicated to the goddesses. Those who do not have the tradition of offering animal or bird sacrifices, offer the sacrifice of fruits and vegetables to the goddess.
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