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Gai Jatra

Gai Jatra is an important cultural festival of Nepali society, especially of Newar society. It falls on the day after Bhadra Shukla Pratipada i.e....

Rana Tharu’s Teej

Ranatharu community living in western Nepal is enjoying the traditional  Rana Tharu's Teej festival now. Forgetting the Kovid-19 infection that has spread globally, they...

Naag Panchami

Naag Panchami is a day of traditional worship of Nagas or snakes observed by Hindus throughout Nepal, India and other countries where Hindu adherents...

Gaura Festival

Gaura festival is celebrated as a blessing by the married women who follow the Vedic Sanatan rites with greenery and drops of water. It...

Indra Jatra

Kathmandu is a city of history. The history of Lord Mahadev's holy Pashupatinath region is not mentioned in any poetry or history copperplate or...

Ramadan an Islamic Festival

RAMADAN is an Islamic festival that takes place every year, and is a time of spiritual reflection, self-improvement, and heightened devotion and worship for...

Haritalika Teej

Haritalika Teej is the festival of women in Nepal. This festival is celebrated by Hindu woman’s, mostly married Hindu women with the cultural belief...

Yomari Punhi

Yomari Punhi is a harvest festival celebrated by the Newari people. The festival gets its name from Yomari, fresh-harvest rice sweetmeat, prepared especially during the...

Maha Shivaratri

Maha Shivaratri is one of the big festivals of Nepal and literally means “Night of Lord Shiva”. It is celebrated on the 14th day...

Tamu Lhosar

Literally, the term “Lhosar” is composed of two words “Lho” which means “barga or Group” and “Sar” which means “New”. Gurungs divide time into...

Bhuwa Naach- Traditional dance from the Farwest

Bhuwa Parwa is native to the hilly areas of far-western region, But the festivities and rituals differ from one village to another. Tikha, Gholtada, Bagthanta,...

Chhath Parva

Chhath Parva, attracts thousands of pilgrims to the holy town of Janakpur in south-eastern Nepal. But it is celebrated all over Nepal including Kathmandu...

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