@Boston.com (recent hindu festivals and rituals) A boy dressed as Lord Ganesh, the remover of obstacles, looks out from a window before being brought out to the public for display and worship during the Indrajatra festival in Kathmandu September 3, 2009. Nepal's Newar community began celebrating the Hindu festival of Indrajatra with the worship of the Kumari, or "living goddess", and the god of rain, Lord Indra. REUTERS/Shruti Shrestha (NEPAL IMAGES OF THE DAY RELIGION)

@Boston.com (recent hindu festivals and rituals)

Another one from Boston.com, actually a lot of them this time around. Have a look at the gallery below:

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Hindu devotees gather during 'Gokarna Aunsi' at Gokarneshwar temple at Gokarna, a suburb of Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009. On this auspicious day, Nepalese Hindus gather at the shrine of Lord Shiva to perform anniversary rituals in memory of their departed fathers. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe) Nepalese devotees pull the chariot with living goddess, locally known as the 'kumari' during the week-long Indra Jatra festival at Durbar square in Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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