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Gai Jatra this year

Gai Jatra this year

Gai Jatra is celebrated every year all around the country. This festival is observed in the memory of their recently deceased family members. In Kirtipur Municipality Gai Jatra is organized in different places independently. Our photographer Narayan Maharjan has captured some snaps from Panga and Kirtipur.

Last Updated ( Monday, 31 August 2015 09:35 )

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Bagh Bhairab festival celebrated

Bagh Bhairab festival celebrated

Bagh Bhairav Jatra is the festival of Kirtipur. Bagh Bhairav Jatra is performed on the first day of Bhadra (Nepali Calendar). An idol of Bagh Bhairav, especially ma...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 August 2015 12:31 )

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Devotees celebrated Last Monday of Shrawan

Devotees celebrated Last Monday of Shrawan

Shrawan Month (July – August) is one of the holiest months in a traditional Hindu calendar. Devotees performs religious rituals, make bartas (Fasting), celebratio...

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 18 August 2015 22:35 )

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Celebrating defeat of the mythical demon Ghantakarna 'Gathamuga'

Celebrating defeat of the mythical demon Ghantakarna 'Gathamuga'

The festival takes place during the month of Shrawan (July/August). This year it was celebrated on August 12, 2015. On this day, people wear metal rings, which believed...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 13 August 2015 12:05 )

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Manabas Mela at Machhegaun

Manabas Mela at Machhegaun

Locals of Macchegaun decorating colorful plastic "torans" around  the premises Matsyanarayan Temple for Manabas Mela   that started from  Tuesday, June 16, 2...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 18 June 2015 11:27 )

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Chariot Festival of Adinath Lokeshwor

Chariot Festival of Adinath Lokeshwor

On the month of Solar Calendar 'Chaitra', the Adinath Jatra/festival is being celebrated at Chobhar, Kiritpur. On the very first day of festival/jatra ,  holy bathing ...

Last Updated ( Friday, 03 April 2015 11:40 )

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Glimses of Jatra 2014 (Photo Feature)

Glimses of Jatra 2014 (Photo Feature)

Mangsir is the month of festivals and jatras for people living south west corner of Kathmandu Valley. People in seven villages (now towns) - Kirtipur, Nagaun, Pangaa, Tap...

Last Updated ( Friday, 03 April 2015 11:43 )

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Inauguration ceremony of renovated Bishnudevi temple

Inauguration ceremony of renovated Bishnudevi temple

26 September 2014, Kirtipur. Today was the day to remember for citizens of Panga, Bhjangal, Chobhar , Itagol and surrounding areas of Kirtipur Municipality. A grand cerem...

Last Updated ( Friday, 26 September 2014 23:24 )

Machhendranath’s flower at Kirtipur

Machhendranath’s flower at Kirtipur

Monday, 2 nd Asar 2071, Kirtipur. A ceremony marking the deliverance of Machhendranath’s (Bungadyo:) flowers was performed at Pyang...

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 18 June 2014 22:33 )

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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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