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Bisket, the nine-day festival taking place over the Nepalese New Year, began Apr. 9. During the festival images of the god Bhairava and his female counterpart Bhadrakali are enshrined in two large chariots and pulled to an open square after which blessings for the year are bestowed.

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The chariot of God Bhairab is pulled through the city centre of Bhaktapur near Kathmandu during the Bisket festival April 9, 2012. The nine-day festival takes place over the Nepalese New Year, during which the devotees try to pull the chariot to their respective locations and the winners are believed to be blessed for the coming year with good fortune. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)

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Nepalese devotees watch a procession during the Bisket Jatra Hindu festival celebrations on the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 9, 2012. During this festival, also regarded as a New Year festival, images of the god Bhairava and his female counterpart Bhadrakali are enshrined in two large chariots and pulled to an open square after which rituals and festivities are carried out. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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Nepalese devotees pull an ancient chariot containing depictions of Bhairava and Bhadrakali around the city as they celebrate the Bisket Jatra Hindu festival on the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 9, 2012. During this festival, also regarded as a New Year festival, images of the god Bhairava and his female counterpart Bhadrakali are enshrined in two large chariots and pulled to an open square after which rituals and festivities are carried out. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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A child plays on the chariot of God Bhairab before pulling the chariot through the city centre of Bhaktapur near Kathmandu during the Bisket festival April 9, 2012. The nine-day festival takes place over the Nepalese New Year, during which the devotees try to pull the chariot to their respective locations and the winners are believed to be blessed for the coming year with good fortune. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)

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A child sits on the wheel of a chariot of God Bhairab before pulling the chariot through the city centre of Bhaktapur near Kathmandu during the Bisket festival April 9, 2012. The nine-day festival takes place over the Nepalese New Year, during which the devotees try to pull the chariot to their respective locations and the winners are believed to be blessed for the coming year with good fortune. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPALSOCIETY - Tags: RELIGION ANNIVERSARY)

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Locals pull a chariot containing images of Bhairava and Bhadrakali around the city as they celebrate the Bisket Jatra Hindu festival on the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, April, 9, 2012. During this festival, also regarded as a New Year festival, images of the god Bhairava and his female counterpart Bhadrakali are enshrined in two large chariots and pulled to an open square after which rituals and festivities are carried out. (AP Photo/Binod Joshi)