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Month April 2019

A festival to search for jewelry – टुँडालदेवी जात्रा – गहना खोज्ने जात्रा

The temple of Tudal Devi is located in Baluwatar, Kathmandu. The goddess is more commonly known as Vaisnavi Devi, the consort of Vishnu, and the origin of the name Tudal Devi is unknown. The temple was established during the Lichchhavi… Continue Reading →

Ghode Jatra – घोडे जात्रा

The celebration of Ghode Jatra is done in the wide open ground of Tundikhel every year in the heart of Kathmandu. Organized on the no-moon day of Chaitra, “Ghode Jatra” translates to “Horse Parade” in Nepali. Organized and performed by… Continue Reading →

Tongue-boring festival – Bode

North of Thimi in Bhaktapur, an important temple of a Tantric deity Mahalakshmi brings about a strange tongue-boring ritual that falls on during Nepali New Year. The temple’s priest drives a thin metal needle through the tongue of the male… Continue Reading →

Sindhur Jatra of Thimi

Sindur Jatra is one of the major festivals of Bhaktapur Which is observed on the third day of the 10-day Bisket Jatra. The festival also welcomes the Nepali New Year and marks the arrival of spring season. On this day… Continue Reading →

Bisyaku Jatra – Bisket Jatra

It concerns a king named Jagjyoti Malla, of the famous Malla dynasty. In the Kathmandu Valley, the Malla era lasted from 1200 to 1769 CE. Under the Mallas, Newari art and architecture blossomed due to enthusiastic royal patronage. The enchanted… Continue Reading →

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