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Gaijatra celebrated

Gaijatra celebrated

Kirtipur. Gaijatra is celebrated in most of the places of Nepal. In Kirtipur region this festival is celebrated in an unique way. Families who have lost their be-loving ones participated in a procession for whole day. People wearing masks and colorful clothes were on the procession. Similarly some people specially children disguised  themselves as a cow and 'Jogis'. In the same occasion the special dance  that is named "Tir-Ku-Lar-Ku" in Panga and "Dhe-Dhe-Pa-Pa" in Kirtipur was performed.

Last Updated ( Friday, 30 August 2013 14:27 )

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This year's Janai Purnima

This year's Janai Purnima

Kirtipur. Janau Purnima is one of the festivals that is celebrated all over Nepal. On this occasion people from Brahmin and Cheetri community change their old Janai (a sa...

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 28 August 2013 09:21 )

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Bagh Bhairav Jatra 2070 Celebrated

Bagh Bhairav Jatra 2070 Celebrated

Bagh Bhairav Jatra is a festival of Kirtipur locals, who worship the god Bagh Bhairav during the festival with full of joy and happiness. Bagh Bhairav Jatra is performed ...

Last Updated ( Sunday, 18 August 2013 21:47 )

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Nag Panchami Day celebrated in Kathmandu, Nepal

Nag Panchami Day celebrated in Kathmandu, Nepal

Naag Panchami is the day in which Snakes are worshiped Nepal as well as in Hindu’s Country. Naags means Snakes and Panchami means the fifth day after no-moon day. Naag...

Last Updated ( Sunday, 11 August 2013 15:37 )

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Gathamuga 2070 (Photo Feature)

Gathamuga 2070 (Photo Feature)

Gathamuga is the first festival in Newar community. This festival is celebrated after the heavy work of paddy plantation. According to myths, in earlier years people have...

Last Updated ( Friday, 09 August 2013 05:38 )

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BaghBhairab

Bagh Bhairab temple is one of the most popular temples dedicated to the God Bhairab in the...

 

Tau Daha

The place Taudaha takes its name from the lake Ta daha situated here from the time immemor...

 

Panga

Panga, is situated south-west of Kirtipur Municipality is a typical Newari settlement. On ...

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