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Intersecting newari culture - Matta biuwanegu or pinga sinkawanegu

Intersecting newari culture - Matta biuwanegu or pinga sinkawanegu

Of the many ethnic groups, Newars were making presence with their unique culture and characteristics. Apart from some, all the culture is going strongly with strong participation from all the Newars till date and it will continue in future with same zeal. It's being transmitted from one generation to another from ages and with same charm. Students residing here for further study were very curious about all these happenings.

Pinga sinkawanegu is one of the mostly awaited night events that last for a month and take place just before Dashain. But Saturday and Tuesday are the days where maximum no. of participation were seen. It is all about giving light to all the goddess from the area. For the specific purpose, the name called Sukunda is used. In Sukunda there is a place for storage of oil and so called "ita" or batti which are prepared from raw cotton and in mere language its just like a oil lamp but with some more speciality.

Last Updated ( Monday, 13 September 2010 17:20 )

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