Kathmandu, Nepal, September 17, 2020: Bishwokarma Pooja, which is also known as Vishwakarma Jayanti, is being observed across the country on Thursday amid the pandemic of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Bishwokarma Puja, which falls on the first day of the month of Ashwin as per solar calendar, used to observe by the Hindus across the world including in Nepal offering special pooja of the Hindu God Bishwokarma.
According to the Hindu mythologies, lord Bishwokarma, the son of Lord Brahma, is believed as the creator of the world referring to as the divine architect.
It is believed that lord Bishwokarma created the holy city of Dwarka, Lord Krishna’s ruling kingdom, and several palaces and weapons for several Hindu gods.
People from various walk of life, particularly the artisans, mechanics, smiths, welders, industrial and factory workers used observe the day with special pooja wishing for their safety.