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Month November 2019

बाला चतुर्दशी – Bala Chaturdashi

Hindu devotees whose family member had died gather at Pashupatinath temple area where they perform various rituals. The festival begins by lighting ‘Mahadeep’ (lights) as they stay awake for the whole night on Mangsir Krishna Trayodashi, the eve of Bala… Continue Reading →

लुह्ती अजिमा गम्ये तैगु- luti Ajima Jatra

Kathmandu is a city of culture and ancient traditions, one of them being the jatra of Indrayeni commonly known as Luti Ajima Jatra. Indrayeni is one of the Astamatrika’s (8 mother goddesses) and is worshiped during this jatra along with… Continue Reading →

Ajima Jatra – Panchakumari Jatra

Background of Maitidevi Temple The original Maitidevi temple was built in the 7th century by Amshuverma which was transformed to the original shape as we see it now in the 20th century by Chandra Shumsher. The word ‘Maiti’ means parental… Continue Reading →

Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja is an age-old Hindu festival which is dedicated to Lord Surya (Sun God) and Chhathi Maiya, who is known to be the sister of Lord Surya. This festival is unique to the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Eastern Uttar… Continue Reading →

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