Nepalese Hindu devotees took part in rituals to mark the Mother's Day Festival on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, on May 6. Devotees come from across the country to bathe, offer prayers and leave offerings at the Matathirtha Temple during the event, which honours mothers who have passed away.
Here we look at 11 touching pictures of Nepalese Hindu devotees participating in special rituals.
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