Baitadi: Jamani festival will be held on Thursday at the famous Ninglashaini Bhagwati Temple located in Dehimandaun, Dasharatchand Municipality 2, Baitadi. Jamani Jatra is held at Ninglashaini Temple on the day of Mansir Shukla Purnima every year.
Man Bahadur Bohra, Chairman of Ninglashaini Bhagwati Religious Services Committee, informed that although animal sacrifices are performed in the temple during other times of festival, there is no sacrifice of any kind in this festival. He says that it has been a tradition to perform the repertoire of Ninglashaini Bhagwati in Jamani festival.
It is said that devotees from far and wide come to have darshan as the Bhandar of Ninglashaini Bhagwati is displayed. A special worship of Goddess Bhagwati is held every year on the day of the full moon.
Bohara, president of the Ninglashaini Bhagwati Religious Service Committee, said that vertical games related to the origin of Ninglashaini Bhagwati and Dueda will also be played in the festival. Visitors from bordering Indian regions also come to see Ninglashaini Bhagwati during the festival.
In Ninglashaini Bhagwati Temple, festivals are held with special pujas on Chaitra Navratri, Ananta Chaturdashi, Asoj Navratri and Dhanya Purnima.