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A Nepalese woman walks carrying paddy saplings before replanting them at a rice field in , Nepal. 
Photo:  Niranjan Shrestha/AP

A Nepalese woman walks carrying paddy saplings before replanting them at a rice field in , Nepal.

Photo:  Niranjan Shrestha/AP

A group of Nepalese Buddhist boys pose as they attend Bratabandha, a coming-of-age ceremony in Kathmandu. In Newari culture of the Shakya caste, the heads of young boys are shaved and they wear a dress of a monk during the Bratabandha ceremony, which combines chudakarma and upanayana, among the hill communities of Nepal
Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images

Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images


A Nepalese man carries strings of lemon and chili for sale, Katmandu, Nepal, Oct. 30, 2012. Nepalese believe in hanging these garlands on the gate of homes and stores to get rid of bad energy. (Niranjan Shrestha/Associated Press)

English: Nepali sadhu performing a blessing. F...

A Nepalese man carries strings of lemon and chili for sale, Katmandu, Nepal, Oct. 30, 2012. Nepalese believe in hanging these garlands on the gate of homes and stores to get rid of bad energy. (Niranjan Shrestha/Associated Press)

The idol of “Swet Bhairab” during the Indra Jatra festival in Kathmandu. The festival is to mark the end of monsoon. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar

The idol of “Swet Bhairab” during the Indra Jatra festival in Kathmandu. The festival is to mark the end of monsoon. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar

Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper treated with Cow DungArtist Dhirendra Jha
2.5 ft x 1.8 ft
Madhubani painting or Mithila painting is a style of Indian painting, practiced in the Mithila region of Bihar state, India and the adjoining parts of Terai in Nepal.

Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper treated with Cow Dung
Artist Dhirendra Jha

2.5 ft x 1.8 ft

Madhubani painting or Mithila painting is a style of Indian painting, practiced in the Mithila region of Bihar state, India and the adjoining parts of Terai in Nepal.