Category: Festivals

Saraswati Puja – Shree Panchami 2021

This year Shree Panchami falls on February 16, 2021. Every year the date of the festival is different. The festival can fall in either January or February. The festival also marks the start of the longer days and end of winter. Video introduction of the festival (in Nepali language- Thanks to Anand Nepal for the

Holi – Colour Festival (Fagu 2020)

March 9, 2020 is this year’s Holi festival day. The festival of colors is not same as the previous years because of Corona virus outbreak in the world. The festival of colour and water is being celebrated cautiously among the close relatives and friends. The government has told people not to form large gatherings for

Saraswati Day – Shree Panchami

It is the day of the students, musicians and artists – Saraswati Puja. The goddess of knowledge Saraswati has four hands. One hand has a book, two hands are holding a Beena – a string musical instrument and the fourth has a bead-garland. This year, on January 3, 2020 students and creative people in Nepal

Father’s Day (Nepal) 2019

It is Father’s Day in Nepal on 30th August 2019. Nepali people celebrate their traditional fathers’ day known as “Kushe Aunsi” and also known as Gokarna Aunsi by various celebration. The Father’s Day in Nepal is different from that in the Western World and it doesn’t fall on the same day every year. The details

Krishna Janmastami 2019

In 2018, I had shared some beautiful posters of Krishna on this festival – Krishna Janmastami. This is the birthday of lord Krishna. A mythical character, Krishna is considered to be an incarnation of god Vishnu. Krishna destroys the bad and saves the good people. The Krishna Janmashtami festival is usually celebrated in lat August

Naag Panchami 2019: The festival of snakes

This year, the festival of snake falls on August 5, 2019. Naag Panchami is the festival when people worship snakes, scorpions and the thunder and pray to be safe from them. This is also the festival to recognize the need to share the earth and recognize the existence of snakes and other animals. Last year,

Holi – The Festival of Colour (Fagu 2019)

Holi is a festival of colors based on an ancient Hindu religious event. These days, it has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts of South Asia and people of other communities outside Asia. In addition to India and Nepal, the festival is celebrated by Indian subcontinent diaspora in countries such as Jamaica, Suriname, Guyana,