October 5, Kathmandu : On the occasion of Bada Dashain festival, the Fulpati is being taken into the homes as per tradition throughout the country today.
Fulpati, an assortment of flowers, leaves and fruits of different plants considered auspicious, is anointed at the Dashaighar on the seventh day of the Bada Dashain festival.
Similarly, a palanquin with Fulpati has been detached to Hanuman dhoka Palace, Kathmandu from Gorkha Durbar, Dashain house.
According to Information Officer, of Gorkha Durbar, Rameshwor Kattel, a palanquin was sent through the private vehicle to the Kathmandu after performing the rituals.
The fulpati will be installed to the Dashain Ghar at Hanuman dhoka.
The Gurujyuko Platoon, the Nepal Army, Nepal police, and high-ranking officials of Armed Police and civil service, the Asha Gurja team, band music, and panchebaja bands and decorated kalsyoulis, and a procession along with cultural pageantry leave Hanuman Dhoka for Jamal with the Fulpati.
The auspicious hour to bring the Fulpati this year is fixed at 3:00pm.
All government as well as private offices close down from today encouraging people to go back to their respective ancestral homes and take blessings from Durga Bhawani as well as their elders.