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Gai Jatra

Gai Jatra is one of the most celebrated festival in Nepal.  This festival commemorates the death of people during the year and is generally celebrated in the month of Bhadra (Hindu calendar) (August–September). This festival is mainly celebrated by the people of Newar community. It is celebrated to diminish the sadness from the death of […]

Festival of Tihar

Festival of Lights : Tihar Tihar the festival of lights is also known as Deepawali. It is a five day festival which is mainly celebrated by people of Hindu religion. Among the Hindu people this festival is the second largest festival after Dashain. This festival starts with Kaag (crow) Tihar and ends with Bhai (brother) […]

How Dashain is celebrated in Nepal?

बडादशैँ – Dashain is the important and special festival celebrated in Nepal. It falls on the month, Ashwin or Kartik according to Nepali calendar and on the month September or October according to English calendar. It is celebrated continuously for 15 days in all over the country. Among those 15 days, first day, seventh day, […]