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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 […]

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Maghe Sankranti Festival Celebration in Nepal

Maghe Sankranti festival is one of the popular Nepalese festival. Which is also called Makar Sankranti. The people of this country celebrate it with their heart open. That’s why there is a public holiday on this occasion. It falls on the 1st of Magh (Nepali date). People believe this day is the change of season […]

Rato-Machindranath-Jatra

Rato Machhindranath Jatra – the God of rain

Rato Machhindranath Jatra is known as Bungadyo (Newari language), the god of holly rain water harvesting for local Lalitpur district. This festival is the longest running chariot in Nepal. The name “Rato Machhindranath” literally translates into “Red Fish God”. Rato means ‘Red’ and Machhindra means ‘Fish’ and Nath means ‘God’. People worshipped centuries for rain […]

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Bisket Jatra Celebration in Nepal

Bisket Jatra festival is one of the popular Newari festival, is celebrated once in an every year in an ancient city of Bhaktapur, Nepal. It is also celebrated beyond its boundaries with their own ritual. This festival is celebrated during the start of Bikram Sambat, New Year. This Bisket Jatra festival is marked as the […]