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A day to feed a frog

A day to feed a frog

Kirtipur.Janai Purnima is a festival of all Nepalese. This day people from Bhraman and Cheetri community change their “janai” (a scared thread ). Similarly people from other communities get tied a “Doro”(sacred colorful thread) around their wrest. It is assumed that this thread protect people from diseases and misfortune.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 03 September 2013 08:19 )

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Nag Panchami celebrated

Nag Panchami celebrated

People gathered at Tau daha for celebrating Nag Panchami. Tau daha is considered as a resident of serpant king Karkatok. In same occasion people pasted pictures of snakes...

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 25 July 2012 18:42 )

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Gathamuga 2069 (Photo Feature)

Gathamuga 2069 (Photo Feature)

Annual Gathamuga festival celebrated at Kirtipur. Gathamuga is a first festival in Newar community celebrated after completing paddy plantation. The Lakhe dance also star...

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 03 September 2013 08:18 )

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Buddha Jayanti celebrated

Buddha Jayanti celebrated

KIRTIPUR, May 6 – The 2,556th Buddha Jayanti, birth Anniversary of Lord Gautam Buddha celebrated in Kirtipur organizing various programs with the message of peace and h...

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 03 September 2013 08:16 )

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Indrayani jatra concluded

Indrayani jatra concluded

Kirtipur, Indrayani the protector goddess is worshiped by Kirtipurians with lots of respect and faith.The day of Dashami of Mangshir (this year 5th Dec, 2011) is special ...

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 03 September 2013 08:11 )

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Know our places

 

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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