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Manabas Mela 2075

Manabas Mela 2075

Matsyanarayan (Sanskrit: matsya meaning fish, narayan= a protector Hindu God-form of Lord Vishnu) is regarded as the first incarnation of Vishnu “Matsya Avatar” whose lower half is fish and upper half is human. This incarnation is believed to save Manu, a great teacher and law-giver, from a terrible flood which was about to destroy all life (Majupurias, 2011). Matsyanarayan temple situated at south west of Kirtipur is a heritage site rich in natural and cultural beauty. The temple area comprises of ponds, idols of different deities, chaityas, Vishnudevi temple etc. The hill covered with forest and vegetation creates so fresh environment that one cannot stop feeling calm, quiet and relax being there.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 05 June 2018 09:50 )

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Adinath Astami Brata-fasting prayer celebration

Adinath Astami Brata-fasting prayer celebration

 10th Baisakh 2075, Chovar.  With an aim of promoting "Sarva prakaar Jagato Hitaaya- well being in all aspects", on the occasion of an auspicious Baisakh Eighth ...

Last Updated ( Monday, 23 April 2018 22:31 )

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Bungdyo-Machendranath Rathaarohan

Bungdyo-Machendranath Rathaarohan

 4th Baisakh 2074, Lalitpur. Beginning of the longest festival of Nepal, Machendranath chariot festival, was marked with the idol of Machendranath being charioted on...

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 18 April 2018 10:21 )

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Gahana Khojne Jatra of Hadigaun

Gahana Khojne Jatra of Hadigaun

The Handigaun Jatra "Nara Ya Tisa Malegu Jatra" , also known as Tunal Devi ko Jatra or Gahana Khojne Jatra, is one of the most important festivals of Handigaun....

Last Updated ( Monday, 02 April 2018 22:15 )

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(मुँ स्वाँहा ) Mu Swa

(मुँ स्वाँहा ) Mu Swa

(मुँ स्वाँहा )Mu Swa is an aromatic flower that blossom in spring. People buy this flower during Nakhu jatra of Anandadi Lokeshwor , Adinath during Ch...

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 28 March 2018 18:34 )

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Nakhu Kwa siu oneu jatra

Nakhu Kwa siu oneu jatra

“Nakhu Kwa siu oneu” jatra is an annual festival that is celebrated in the memory of the day when Adinath was found at the “Gwa tirtha”, junction of Nakhu and Ba...

Last Updated ( Sunday, 25 March 2018 17:59 )

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Paancharhe: Puja celebrated in Nagaun

Paancharhe: Puja celebrated in Nagaun

1st Chaitra 2074, Kirtipur. As the part of the annual prayer ceremony for well being of community people, Paancharhe: Puja for local Guardian Deities was celebrated in ...

Last Updated ( Friday, 16 March 2018 11:40 )

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Nala Karumaya Jatra-Chariot Festival

Nala Karumaya Jatra-Chariot Festival

20th Falgun 2074, Nala Karunamaya- Bodhisattva of Compassion, is said to be at least a day in the chariot in a year for roaming around the locality in order to provide...

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Saraswati Puja: Worshipping Goddess of Knowledge

Saraswati Puja: Worshipping Goddess of Knowledge

Considerable lot of us probably began our journey to the never ceasing runaway of education from this very day, Saraswati Puja. Some may have joined schools since this da...

Last Updated ( Monday, 22 January 2018 09:49 )

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