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Indrayani Jatra

Kathmandu have their own special cultural and historical importance, while the participants of such fests take away happiness and rejuvenation. One such vivacious festival is celebrated in Kirtipur called Kirtipur Indrayani Jatra. The three day festival Indrayani Jatra is one… 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 →

Bhoto Dekhauney Jatra

Bhoto Jatra or Bhoto Dekhaauney Jatra is a Festival that is celebrated in Patan, while paying homage to the God of Rain , “Raato Machindranath”. The festival of Raato Machindranath is a month long festival while Bhoto dekhaauney Jatra happens in… Continue Reading →

Seto Machindranath – Jana Baha Dyah Jatra

Seto Machindranath, also known as Janabaha Dyo, Avalokiteśvara, Karunamaya, Guanyin is a deity worshiped by both Hindus and Buddhists in Kathmandu, Nepal. The temple of Seto Machindranath is located in Jana Bahal (also known as Machhindra Bahal). Located at Keltole… Continue Reading →

Bajrayogini Jatra – An cultural Affair Of Sankhu

About 17 km away from Kathmandu, Sankhu (also known as Sakwa) is an ancient town predominated by Newars. Famous for its rich cultural heritage and traditional architecture and sculptures, it is home to time-honored temples such as the Vajrayogini and… Continue Reading →

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 →

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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