This festival is for the dogs–in the best possible way.
Last week, the people of Nepal celebrated Tihar, a five-day festival dedicated to the worship of Gods and animals and the celebration of togetherness.
Kukur Tihar, A Nepali festival to thank dogs for their friendship and loyalty. pic.twitter.com/Icsm8RKC9y— Gautam Trivedi (@Gotham3) June 25, 2015
Day two, known as Kukar Tihar, is dedicated to the celebration of dogs, who are adorned in garlands and fed only the best food.
I want to go to Nepal to celebrate Kukur Tihar, a festival dedicated to dogs 😍💜 pic.twitter.com/RlCq5gug7X— Hanna Yamasaki (@HannaYamasaki) June 24, 2015
In the Hindu religion, dogs are considered to be messengers, and are revered specifically for their loyalty and friendship in their relationship with man.
Colors abound in the presence of flower petals, sand, rice, and flour, which made for these amazing photos.
Which ones are your favorites?
Photo (homepage) by Benjamin Olson, Facebook
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