Rishi Panchami being observed
KATHMANDU: Rishi Panchami also known as bhadraprada sukla panchami is being observed across the nation on Saturday.
On the occasion, women pay respect and gratitude to Sapta Rishis (seven saints) to get purified from sins they have made during their menstruation cycle.
Women take a holy bath early in the morning by using red mud and datiwan (a kind of bush) leaves and datiwan’s stick to brush their teeth.
Women on red attire arrange the idol of Saptarshi and perform pooja as instructed by the religious priests and some visits nearest temples.
Rishi panchami is the last day of Teej..