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TRADITIONS & UTENSILS

  

 

 

  Navaratri swing festival

 

Nepal

Akin to the Akha people of Southeast Asia, the Hindu population of Nepal also celebrates a swing festival during Navaratri.

 

Remarkably, the swing as well as the rituals of this tradition in Nepal are very similar to those of the Akha-swing festival (fig.).

 

  Navaratri swing festival