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Chhath

Chhath

12 November 2018
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Chhath is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival celebrated in Madhesh region of Nepal as well as all over Nepal. The Chhath Puja is dedicated to the Sun and his wife Usha in order to thank them for bestowing the bounties of life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes.
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Dashain

Dashain

04 November 2018
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Dashain (also pronounced as Dasain) is the longest and most celebrated festival in Nepal. Dashain has its different names. It is called Dasain, Vijaya Dashami or Mohani Nakha. The way of celebration and name differs, but most Nepali celebrates it for about 15 days with same zeal and enthusiasm. Dashain is the celebration of victory of good over evil. This festival symbolize that good always prevail over bad.
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Tihar  ( Festival of Lights)

Tihar ( Festival of Lights)

04 November 2018
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Tihar (Nepali: तिहार), also known as Dipawali, is a five-day-long Hindu festival celebrated in Nepal. It is the festival of lights, as diyo are lit inside and outside the houses to make it illuminate at night. Set in the Vikram Samvat calendar, the festival begins with Kaag Tihar in Trayodashi of Kartik Krishna Paksha and ends with Bhai Tika in Dwitiya of Kartik Sukla Paksha every year.
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Nag Panchami

Nag Panchami

16 August 2018
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Nag Pachami is the day of snakes. Nags are worshiped this day in Nepal. Nags are snakes and Panchami means the fifth day after no-moon day.
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Bishka Jatra

Bishka Jatra

10 April 2018
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Bishka Jatra starting from 9th April to 16th April 2018 is an annual event in Bhaktapur, Dhapasi Thimi and Tokha and various places in Nepal.
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Maha Shivaratri

Maha Shivaratri

13 February 2018
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Shivaratri is celebrated as birth-night of Lord Shiva. Sahivaratri is the night of Falgun Krishna Chaturdasi under Hindu Lunar Calendar. This year Shivaratri is on 13th Feb 2018 that is on Falgun 01 2074 in Bikram Sambat Calendar.
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Wood Carvings in Nepal

Wood Carvings in Nepal

18 September 2017
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Wood carvings of Nepal are created by clans of Newar: the “old people” of Kathmandu, Lalitpur (Patan) Bhaktapur, and gracing traditional architecture of Nepal since the 12th century. The oldest wood craft can be found at Indreswara Mahadeva temple in Panauti dating back to 1396. But it’s believed the craft was already applied during the Licchavi period (300-879 AD).
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Indra Jatra (Yenya Punhi)

Indra Jatra (Yenya Punhi)

14 September 2017
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Indra is Lord of Rain and the king of Heaven. Indra Jatra is celebration of God Indra’s Day. Indra Jatra is festival of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Some believes Indra Jatra is thanking day to lord Indra for the rain. According to others, the festival is celebrated in the honor of Bahirab, who is Shiva's manifestation and is believed to destroy evil.
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Gai Jatra (Cow Procession)

Gai Jatra (Cow Procession)

06 August 2017
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Gai is cow and Jatra is Procession (Festival). Gai Jatra festival, the procession of cows, generally falls in the month of Bhadra, which correspond to English calendar months of August/September.
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Janai Purnima- The Sacred Festival

Janai Purnima- The Sacred Festival

14 July 2017
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Janai Purnima is one of the very magnanimous festivals of Nepal. The Brahmans and Chretry community change their sacred thread janai on this day from their guru after taking a holy bath or deep in the river. Janai is tied long from around their left neck to the next right armpits below. They tie the dhago around their right wrist also from the guru.
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