Dashain- A Major Festival in Nepal

Dashain is a big thing for us. From childhood, we are brought up with a conscience that it’s important. But not many people are familiar with the background responsible for its significance, even the Nepalese. So, today, I am going to give you a brief insight of what it is all about. The festival marks…

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Indra Jatra Festival

Indra is Lord of Rain and the king of Heaven. Jatra is procession. Indra Jatra is celebration of God Indra’s Day. Indra Jatra is festival of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Some believes Indra Jatra is thanking day to lord Indra for the rain. According to others, the festival is celebrated in the honor of…

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Teej and Rishi Panchami

Bhadra 12 (28 August) Teej is a festival celebrated by Nepali women, for the long life of her husband and long and firm relationship between them until the death this life and all the lives to come. Teej is observed for marital happiness, well-being of spouse and children and purification of own body and soul. Teej is  the…

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Eco Challenge 2 From 17 August

The Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) is all set to organise the second edition of TAAN International Eco-Challenge 2014 on August 17 in Kathmandu.   The Eco-Challenge comprises of three sporting disciplines – running, cycling and rafting.   TAAN has opened the event to people above 18 years of age. Competitions will be held…

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