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Tihar Festival in Nepal

Tihar festival, one of the most auspicious festivals of Nepal, falls on the month of Karthik. It is observed after fifteen days of Dashain festival, another important Hindu festivals, on the solar eclipse. This festival is celebrated to honor the God of Death ‘Yama’ and also to worship the Wealth. Also known as Dewali or […]

Dashain Festival, Dashain Festival in Nepal

Dashain Festival in Nepal

Dashain festival is the longest and the most auspicious Nepalese festival. Dashain festival is specially dedicated to Goddess Durga. It is generally celebrated for 15 days with different rituals. This festival has its own importance. This is a festival of merry making and also provides a platform for family gatherings and get together. Nepal, also […]

Gaijatra Festival

Gaijatra Festival Celebration in Nepal

Hundred of annual festivals are celebrated in Nepal throughout the year. Gaijatra festival is one of them. It’s a major festival among Nepalese Newar communities, especially in Kathmandu valley. This festival generally falls in the month of Bhadra.  The name Gaijatra is made from two words. Gai means Cow and Jatra reflects a parade, so […]

Teej festival in Nepal, Teej Festival, Teej Festival Celebration in Nepal

Teej Festival Celebration in Nepal

Teej festival is the biggest Hindu festival of Nepalese women, which is celebrated all over Nepal. The festival generally falls in August or early in the September. Mainly, the festival is dedicated to Goddess Parvati, who was the wife of Lord Shiva. During this Teej festival, married women take fast for the long and healthy […]

Holi Festival in Nepal

Holi Festival Celebration in Nepal

Holi festival is one of the important festival, mostly celebrated by the Hindus in Nepal and all over the world. This festival falls on the month of Falgun, generally between the end of February and mid march. This festival is mainly celebrated for different reasons.. One of the very few reasons is the triumph over […]

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Festivals in Nepal

Nepal is a secular country form past few years, but the majority of the population here follows the Hindu religion besides this Buddhist, Muslim, Christian religions are followed most. The majority of the people follows Hinduism, Buddhism thus, much of the Hindu and Buddhist festivals are followed here. Also government separates the public holidays on […]