The biggest festival of Nepal, Dashain festival has started from Tuesday October 16, 2012 and it will run till October 29. The government offices close from Saturday October 20 and open on October 25. They will again close of the last day of Dashain, October 29.
The first day is marked by sowing seed for ‘Jamara’, young plants of corn or barley to be worn on the tenth day of Dashain, Vijaya Dashami on October 24.
Attached below are some high quality posters of devi Durga. Click on the image for larger version of the poster.