Nag Panchami is the festival to worship Nag – snake. The snakes are scary reptile as some of them are poisonous. The snakes that are referred as Nag are usually poisonous cobra snakes. The festival is celebrated to be safe from the snakes. The people in Kathmandu go to Taudaha Lake, Naagpokhari to worship the
Before 2007, the Nepali National Anthem was about the King and the kingdom. When the parliament decided to end the rule of King in Nepal, new National anthem was adopted on August 3, 2007. A competition was held among the writers of the song before the final selection was made among the participants. The judging
There is a city named Myanglung in Terhathum district in East Nepal. The folk story is about how the place got its name. The story was a part Nepali text book, Mahendra Mala, during the Panchayat System in Nepal. The story is no longer in the course book. Read the story in Nepali: An abridged
Hello kids, my name is Wolf. Because of the fake news about me, people have started calling me The Big Bad Wolf. Let me assure you, I am a good wolf. Here is the true side of the fake news by evil pigs. One day, I was in a jolly mood. Singing and whistling to
Harishayani Ekadashi or Devashayani Ekadashi (हरिशयनी एकादशी / देवशयनी एकादशी) is a special Ekadashi in which Hindu people celebrate by worshiping God Vishnu (also called Hari). The day, Ekadashi, is a day day that comes every 15 days, and Harishayani Ekadashi is celebrated once every a year. According to legends, lord Vishnu goes the world
The first day of Shrawan month in Nepali calendar, popularly known as Shrawan Sakranti, is celebrated by the farming communities in Nepal. The whole Shrawan month is also considered the month of lord Shiva. Nepali women worship Lord Shiva and fast on every Mondays of the month. Luto Falne Shrawan is the month of rain.
Do you know how to pronounce some of the tough US stages? Some are easy like New York or Texas. Others are really tough to pronounce. For example, states like Arkansas, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania or Connecticut might be a bit challenging to pronounce. This map is prepared for those who want to learn how to properly
Poet Bhanu Bhakta Acharya is the first poet who has written poem in the mother tongue. Although there were Nepali poets before Bhanu Bhakta, he was the first poet who became popular among the Nepali people at that time. At the time of Bhanu Bhakta, all the poets used to write in Sanskrit language. Sanskrit
A song to help remember the vowels of Nepali language. The song has common words for the kids to remember the letters. The first letter is represented by pomegranate, the second letter by potato chips. The materials used in the song include a water well, god, owl, wool, sage (rishi), number one, mirror, walnut, medicine,
The third vowel in Devnagari lipi is ‘i’ (pronounced ye) and fourth is ‘ii’. They are used in conjunction with all the 36 consonants of Nepali alphabet. As both the third and fourth vowels sound same people are usually confused on using the right vowel for a sound. Although there are rules, they are vague.