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Uma Maheshwor temple (locally, Kwacho Dega) is one of the important heritage sites of Kirtipur. This pagoda-style three-storied temple is situated at the highest point (1414 m) of Kirtipur. Since this temple is at the top of the hill, one can enjoy p
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As an old saying keeps ‘a tree waits for many years to be in the hands of carpenter to be turned into a beautiful piece of furniture’, it might be something similar for the bamboos when Muktinath Maharjan carves them into the finest miniatures of the
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Every year, in the eve of “Gunlaa Juga Charya-the fourth day of the lunar calendar” around Swayambhu premises during night, there is mystical image of Swayambhu(Sanskrit meaning self arisen) Stupa in sky. We do not know since when this belief get roo
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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 festivity is an invitation to the longer warmer days bidding farewell to the col
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Uma Maheshwor temple (locally, Kwacho Dega) is one of the important heritage sites of Kirtipur. This pagoda-style three-storied temple is situated at the highest point (1414 m) of Kirtipur. Since this temple is at the top of the hill, one can enjoy p
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