Kathmandu, Oct. 5: On the occasion of the Dashain festival, Fulpati will be taken into houses as per the tradition throughout the country on Saturday.
Fulpati, an assortment of flowers, leaves and fruits of different plants, considered auspicious, is anointed at the Dashainghar on the seventh day of the Dashain festival.
The Fulpati is brought to Kathmandu as per the Vedic rituals to be anointed at the Dashainghar at the Hanumandhoka Durbar.
The Gurujyuko Platoon, the Nepal Army, Nepal Police, and high-ranking officials of Armed Police Force and civil service, the Asha Gurja team, band music, and panchebaja bands and decorated Kalsyoulis, and a procession along with cultural pageantry leave Hanumandhoka for Jamal with the Fulpati.
The Fulpati comprises sugarcane plant, ginger, and banana plant, and paddy plant, twigs of the Belpatra plant, pomegranate and the flowers of the Ashoka plant.
All government as well as private offices remain closed from today encouraging people to go back to their respective ancestral homes and take blessings from Durga Bhawani as well as their elders.