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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 "Darshana" -hearing the pledges and receiving the gratitude of devotees, especially of those who could not come for that in the temple due to illness, old age, busy schedules etc. As annually on the date of Chaitra Krishna Pacha Tritiya (date based on Lunar calendar), Nala Karunamaya chariot festival was celebrated on the day this year on 20th Falgun.

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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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Maghe Sakranti: Welcoming Warmer Days

Maghe Sakranti: Welcoming Warmer Days

Maghe Sakranti is a popular Nepali festival observed on the first of Magh; widely celebrated as Ghya Chaku Sanlhu by the Newar community and as Maghi by the Tharus. This ...

Last Updated ( Monday, 15 January 2018 10:05 )

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Why is Merry Christmas celebrated on 25th December?

Why is Merry Christmas celebrated on 25th December?

Christmas is an annual celebration rejoicing the birth of Jesus Christ and is most commonly observed on 25th December. People worldwide enjoy this festivity sharing happi...

Last Updated ( Monday, 25 December 2017 14:58 )

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Jatra that takes place nowhere else

Jatra that takes place nowhere else

Every year in Hadigaun , people celebrate the jatra that takes place nowhere in the world.  Hadigaun jatra i s famous as  ‘Kahi nabhaeko jatra’  that means ‘jatr...

Last Updated ( Saturday, 07 October 2017 10:43 )

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