August 7, Dotti. Gayajatra, which was formally celebrated final 12 months attributable to Corona an infection, has been celebrated in Doti this 12 months.
Like final 12 months, Gayajatra pageant can be being celebrated within the district headquarter Silgarhi. A rod and two taritai (bundles of material in a swallow’s body) have been taken out to the market on Monday in reminiscence of the Newar group individuals who died in the course of the Gayajatra from final 12 months’s Gayajatra.
Gayajatra is widely known in 3 ways in Doti. Wealthy households construct wood chariots, put variously embellished cow idols on the chariots and take a procession and roam the market place. On the opposite hand, there’s a custom of creating taritai in peculiar households, whereas poor households keep in mind it by singing hymns at house.
In Gazatra, the Newar group walks round within the type of a cow in reminiscence of their ancestors. Bhajans are additionally sung on at the present time. This pageant is widely known on the subsequent day of Bhadra Krishna Pratipada i.e. Janpurnima.
The custom of celebrating Gayajatra in Doti is turning into extra widespread than somewhere else. Although it’s the mum or dad of the Newar group, different communities have additionally been actively concerned on this work. The non-Newar group participates within the procession in chariots, taritai decorations, kirtan, distribution of prasad and enjoying of drums.