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Krishna Janmasthami Festival in Nepal

Krishna Janmashtami – Festival in Nepal Krishna Janmashtami -30th August 2021 Krishna Janmashtami -11th August 2020 Krishna Janmashtami 2019 – 24th August 2019 Krishna Janmashtami is the commemoration of the birth of Lord Krishna. It is also known as Janmashtami, and this occasion is celebrated with grand enthusiasm. This vital day falls on the eighth…

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November 25, 2019

Indra Jatra Festival in Nepal

Festival in Nepal – Indra Jatra  22nd August 2021 1st September 13th September 2019 Indra is considered the Lord of Rain as well as the king of heaven. Jatra means procession in Nepali. Indra Jatra is a day to celebrate him. This festival takes place in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Some say that this…

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November 25, 2019

Deepavali or Tihar or Diwali 

Deepavali or Tihar or Diwali  Deepavali or Diwali is known as Tihar in Nepal, and it ranks second only to Dashain. During the Nepali month of Kartik (October to November on the Solar Calendar), this festival takes place for five days. The Hindus honour crows, dogs, cows, bulls, and Laxmi – the Goddess of luck…

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November 24, 2019

Dashain or Vijaya Dashami

Dashain or Vijaya Dashami is the most significant Hindu Festival in Nepal. Dashain or Vijaya Dashami is the longest and most significant Hindu festival that is widely celebrated throughout Nepal. It is fifteen days in length; it falls on the bright half of the lunar month of Ashoj, which usually falls between September/October and ends…

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November 24, 2019

Bisket Jatra Festival of Bhaktapur

Bisket Jatra Festival, Bhaktapur Nepal. 13th April – 14th April 2020 10th April – 18th April 2019 Jatras or Festivals hold an immense religious significance amongst the Newar community of Kathmandu valley. The New communities of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur districts celebrate several Jatras devoutly annually. The Newars of Kathmandu celebrate Indra Jatra as their…

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November 24, 2019

Amazing Festivals of Bhutan

Amazing Festivals Of Bhutan The Kingdom of Bhutan, located on the eastern edge of the Great Himalayan range, is also known as the “Land of the Thunder Dragon.” This carbon-neutral nation is also known as one of the happiest countries on earth. Here are ten beautiful festivals that will give further insight into the fantastic…

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November 17, 2019

12 Most Prominent and Popular Festivals Of Nepal

12 Most prominent and Popular Festivals Of Nepal Nepal is known for its numerous grand festivals that are colourful and vibrant. Most of the major festivals celebrated in Nepal have a religious connection based on ancient mythology for several millennia. The majority of these festivals are Hindu and Buddhist, but it has included Muslim and…

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November 11, 2019

10 Amazing festivals of Ladakh

Ladakh is known for its grand festivals with large colourful masks; traditional dancing and singing are common at many of the cultural festivities in the Leh region. Leh, the former capital of Ladakh, was once the Himalayan Kingdom. It is now a district of Leh district in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. It…

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November 3, 2019

Buddhist Mask Dances: Ritual Dance by Tibetan Monks

The vibrant Masked dances performed by Tibetan Buddhist monks are also called “Cham” – Dance in Tibetan. It is presented in colourful costumes vibrantly with its roots in Tibetan Buddhism. The monks almost always perform the mask dances. The dances depict tales of the destruction of evil spirits by the deities for humankind’s greater good….

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May 31, 2018