Holi, also known as Fagu Purnima, the most colourful festival of all Nepalese festivals is already around the corner. Smearing colours in face of one another, splashing water, having delicious food, dancing to music and having lots of fun is what we really do in Holi. Called the ‘festival of colours’ due to the
Every other day, there lies a festival to celebrate in the Hindu calendar and each of these festivities focus on living a sound contented life. By connecting the usual life to the spiritual aspects, each festival celebrated makes sure the human get spiritual satisfaction.
In the first corner of the street, there is a temple of Lord Ganesh. Lord Bhairab idol is in the left corner when you move 5 – minutes towards right from the first corner. On the south direction of the temple of Lord Bhairab, there is another community, in the center of which there is a Shiva temple.
Maghe Sankranti falls on the first day of Magh in the Lunar calendar and is observed by taking holy dips in ponds and rivers, worshipping at various temples and savouring mouth watering delicacies such as ghee, chaku, ladoo, yam, sweet potatoes, kichadi, sweets made from molasses and sesame seeds and phulaura.
If you belong to a Newar community or are quite acquainted with the Newari culture, you are well- known to Yomari. Yomari, also called Yamari, is one of the most popular and favourite Newar community delicacy. It is a steamed dumpling shaped like a fish or one half of shadkoda with covering of rice flour from new harvest and inner
In Maithali and Bhojpuri languages, Chhat implies the sixth. The word “chhat” is derived from Sanskrit word ‘sasthi’, likewise meaning the sixth. As the name suggests, festival Chhat is celebrated on the sixth day of the month of Kartik of Hindu luni-solar Bikram Sambat calendar(Nepali Calendar).
Tihar or Deepawali, another popular festival of Nepali Hindus after Dashain, is a fun filled five day affair. From the dark defying lights, unresistable delicious delicacies, colorful fresh garlands to celebrating relationships with animals and human beings, Tihar, also called Yamapanchak, is overall an occasion to cheer life, love and positivity.
From trekking to mountaineering, Nepal has always been on the top list of the most adventures filled nations in the world.
The nation has warm temperature from March till August and is a perfect hideout for your summer holidays. With limited time and unlimited choices, you definitely will find yourself in a nail-biting situation when it comes to choosing a destination in Nepal.
Namaste and Greeting from Nepal!