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Mother’s Day in Nepal

To respect and show love to the mother people in Nepal celebrate Mother’s day on the new moon day of Baisakh, the first month in Nepali calendar. The literal translation of Aamako Mukh Herne Din is “the day to see the mother’s face” is also known by the name Matatirtha Aunshi (मातातीर्थ औंशी). Those who […]

Tihar Festival – an introduction to Bhai Tika, Deepawali, Kaag Tihar, Kukur Tihar

Every year, in October/November, people in Nepal and Nepali all over the world celebrate Tihar festival. This year, in 2016, the five-days-long festival Tihar was completed on November 1. Some facts about Tihar festival Tihar is the second biggest festival in Nepal. (First biggest festival is Dashain.) Tihar is celebrated for 5 days. It is […]

6 Seasons in Nepal

In Western world there are 4 season. But, in Nepal there are 6 seasons. Two additional seasons in Nepal are Rainy Season and Pre-winter Season. Nepali seasons are 2-months long. 6 Seasons in Nepal: Basanta Ritu  (Spring) Grishma Ritu (Summer) Barsha Ritu (Rainy) Sharad Ritu (Autumn) Hemanta Ritu (Pre-winter) Shishir Ritu (Winter) Video summary of […]

Buddha Jayanti (Buddha Birthday)

बुद्ध जयन्ती भनेको भगवान बुद्ध जन्मेको दिन हो| यसै दिन उनले बोधी ज्ञान पनि प्राप्त गरेका थिए | बुद्धले संसार पनि सोहि दिन छोडेका थिए| बुद्ध को जीवनका तीन ओंटा महत्वपूर्ण घटना घटेको दिन भएको ले यो दिनलाई बिशेष पूजा गरेर मनाइन्छ| करिब २६०० बर्ष अगाडी अहिलेको नेपालको लुम्बिनीमा बैशाख पूर्णिमा को दिन भगबान बुद्ध […]

Tihar – Festival of Lights

तिहार तिहार नेपालीको एउटा ठूलो चाड  (पर्ब) हो | यो चाड पाँच दिन मनाइन्छ | यो चाड सेप्टेम्बर (September) अथवा अक्टूबर (October) महिनामा पर्छ | पहिलो दिन कागको पूजा गरिन्छ| यो दिनलाई काग तिहार भनिन्छ| काग ले बर्ष भरि राम्रो समाचार ल्याओस भनी यसको पूजा गरिन्छ | दोस्रो दिन कुकुरको पूजा गरिन्छ| यो दिनलाई कुकुर […]