A boy sells lotus flowers, which are considered an important flower for the worship of the goddess of wealth Laxmi during the Tihar festival, also known as Diwali, in Kathmandu October 22, 2014. Hindus all over Nepal are celebrating the Tihar festival during which they worship cows, which are considered a maternal figure, and other animals. Also known as the festival of lights, devotees worship the goddess of wealth Laxmi by illuminating and decorating their homes using garlands, oil lamps, candles and colourful light bulbs. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPALSOCIETY RELIGION – Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY) – RTR4B5RC

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