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Janai Purnima observed today (Photo Feature)



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Janai Purnima observed today. Photo: Sujan/ Sagar (TRN)

By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Aug. 3: Janai Purnima, also popularly known as ‘Gunhu Punhi’ in the Newar Community, has been marked across the nation by the Hindus on Monday.

On the occasion of Janai Purnima, observed on the full moon day in the Nepali month of Saun, those who wear the ‘Janai’ (the sacred thread) around their body from the left shoulder change the sacred thread after having a haircut and a bath on the occasion of ‘Janai Purnima’ also known as ‘Rishi Tarpani’.

Photos: Sujan Gurung/ Sagar Basnet (TRN)