Worshipping the honest mammal in Nepal (Photo feature)

19th Oct, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU: Dog, the common animal and the favorite pet around the globe is worshipped in Nepal with much fervor and respect. They are regarded as guardian and messenger of Yama are offered garlands, breads and are worshiped with vermilion powder and flowers. The Rigveda, one of the Vedas in Hindu religion, Samara- the mother of dogs assists Indra, the ruler of heaven in retrieving stolen cattle. Tourismmail here brings you the pictures to witness the worshipping of the world’s most honest mammal in Nepal on the occasion of Tihar.