Until April 8, Kumbh Mela festival is held in Nepal

Until April 8, Kumbh Mela festival is held in Nepal

On Monday, March 19 – the fifth day of the month Chaitra according to the Nepalese calendar Vikram Sambat – began in Lokaha in the district of Navalparasi, 60 km from the Chitwan National Park in the south of Nepal a popular Hindu festival Parasar Pratik Kumbh Mela. The event will last until April 8. As the organizers admitted, the... Read More
Ghode Jatra was celebrated on Saturday

Ghode Jatra was celebrated on Saturday

The annual festival of Ghode Jatra, also known as the Horse Racing Day which falls on the Nepali month of Chaitra, is being celebrated in the Kathmandu Valley with much gusto on Saturday. The Ghode Jatra is known as the oldest festival celebrated in the country’s cultural hub of the Valley. The festival is being celebrated annually as per a... Read More
In Kathmandu: The 108th International Women Day has been marked

In Kathmandu: The 108th International Women Day has been marked

On the 108th International Women’s Day, today’s march from Kathmandu took place. The campaign was an initiative of the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, in which various people, organizations, social activists and mediators participated. The march, which began with the gate of the exhibition hall in Bhrikutimandap, ended at Szantivatika in Ratnapark, circling Tundikhel via Bhadrakali Temple, Shahid... Read More
Hinduism’s nine most holy days, Navratri festival

Hinduism’s nine most holy days, Navratri festival

This year it started September 21 and will end on September 29 Navratri–or the nine sacred days–mark the most auspicious days of the lunar calendar according to Hinduism. Celebrated with fervour and festivity all over India, and every Hindu community the world over, these nine days are dedicated solely to Maa Durga (goddess Durga) and her nine avatars. The prominent story... Read More