Festivals of Nepal

Festivals of Nepal

Festivals of Nepal

Indra Jatra – September 9, 2022

It is a well known fact that Hinduism and Buddhism are the two major religions of Nepal, each having it's own rules and...

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Teej – August 30, 2022

"Teej" is the fasting festival for women. It takes place in August or early September. The festival is a three-day long celebration that...

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Shree Krishna Janamashtami – August 19, 2022

"Gokulashtami" or "Krishna Jayanti" or "Janmashtami" marks the celebration of the birth of Sri Krishna.Celebrations are held over two days. The first day...

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Gai Jatra – August 13, 2022

The festival of "Gai Jatra", the procession of cows, is generally celebrated in the Nepalese month of Bhadra (August-September). The festival of cows...

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Raksha Bandhan – August 12, 2022

Janai Purnima is known as the Sacred Thread Festival. On this day Hindu men, especially the Brahmans and Chettris perform their annual change...

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Buddha Jayanti – May 16, 2022

The belief and the practice of Buddhism in Nepal dates back to the time of Prince Siddharth Gautam, who was born in the...

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