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Bishnudevi-Balkumari Jatra celebrated at Panga

Bishnudevi-Balkumari Jatra celebrated at Panga

Jatras and festivals are part of life for Newar community. One of the most awaited festival of Panga 'Bishnudevi-Balkumari Jatra' was celebrated today. People of Panga worship two major goddess Bishnudevi and Balkumari. During early December the Jatra of these two goddess is organised to show deep respect towards them.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 08 December 2016 21:42 )

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In pictures: Holi 2016

In pictures: Holi 2016

Holi or Fagu Purima is one of the most awaited festivals in Nepal.  In Kathmandu valley and hill areas of Nepal it is celebrated on the full moon day of Falgun and n...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 24 March 2016 13:42 )

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Maha Shivaratri in Pashupatinath (Photo feature)

Maha Shivaratri in Pashupatinath (Photo feature)

Maha Shivaratri is one of the important festival for Hindus all around the world. This day is celebrated on the fourth day of waning moon in lunar month of Falgun. I...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 10 March 2016 06:40 )

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Festival of seven villages

Festival of seven villages

24 Dec 2015. Kirtipur. Nhegaa'n Jatra or festival of seven villages is the most important festival for people living south west corner of Kathmandu Valley. People in...

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 29 March 2016 07:08 )

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Bishnudevi Jatra celebrated at Panga

Bishnudevi Jatra celebrated at Panga

Dec 20 2015. Bisnudevi and Balkumari are important deities of Panga. Each year people of Panga celebrate 'Jatra' in the honor of these two deities. Special rituals,puja a...

Last Updated ( Sunday, 20 December 2015 07:42 )

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