Festivals

Mohani; the newa version of the great Dashain

Mohani or mohni is an analogous festival to the biggest festival of Nepal, i.e Dashain. The difference between these two terms of festivals is...

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Swanti ( Tihar); the festivals of colorful lights

Swanti or tihar is the second biggest festival in Nepal, of course after the Dashain. Due to the lack of ness on speaking the...

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Maghe Sankranti; the very first day of Magh

Sankranti generally means the first day of the month. Thus, the first day of Nepalese month Magh is celebrated as Maghe Sankranti. Yet, the...

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Yomari Punhi; a full moon day with the iconic newa cuisine, Yomari

Yomari Punhi; celebrating the harvest Yomari Punhi is a classic food-oriented festival where the Yomaris are executed as an ideal dish. Generally, the yomari...

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Indra jatra: in an aspect of Bhaktapur

Almost every single jatra that is celebrated within the Kathmandu Valley has an exciting story. So, does the Indra jatra. However, it differs from...

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Gunla; the tenth of Nepal Era calendar (Nepal Bhasa)

According to the Nepal Era calendar ( Nepal bhasa), Gunla is the tenth month. And the month dedicated to the glory of Lord Buddha....

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Gatha Muga Cha: re, the beginning of the festive season

Gatha Muga Cha: re or the Ghantakarna Chaturdashi is a regional festival. Mostly celebrated within the Kathmandu Valley. However, there are different stories and...

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Bisket Jatra; the most dangerous festival of Nepal

Biska jatra is the most popular festival of Bhaktapur burgh. While local people also call it bisket jatra. Aesthete counts this festival among those...

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