Swasthani Bratakatha festival

A devotee performs religious rituals during the Swasthani Bratakatha festival at Thecho in Lalitpur, Nepal, on February 19, 2016. Devotees go on pilgrimages to various temples, perform religious rituals, take a holy bath in the rivers and fast, especially among women who believe fasting helps in their family's well-being or in getting them a good husband, in the month-long festival. Photo: Reuters