Lumbini – One of Four Holy Places Of Buddhism

Situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is Lumbini (Sanskrit for “the lovely”). Known for being the birthplace of Siddharta

The Teechi Festival in Upper Mustang

Try something different during your holidays. Go watch the indigenous people of the Upper Mustang Region in Lo-Manthang celebrate the

Temple of the Mother Goddess

Situated in Gausala, Kathmandu, the temple of Bhuvaneshvari is beautifully carved and is one of the popular temples in Kathmandu.

Radish sandana

Radish is a common and popular vegetable used for making curry or pickle. This commonly used vegetable can not only

The Tamang Community

The Tamang community is the indigenous inhabitants of the Himalayan region of Nepal. One of the major Tibeto-Burman speaking communities

The Tooth Goddess

Situated in the middle of beautiful hills of Bijaypur in Dharan is the temple of Dantakali (the tooth goddess). The

Teej festival – photo story

Teej is one of the most important Hindu festivals, when Lord Shiva is worshiped. On this day, married women keep nirjala

Kite Flying in Nepal

It is September, the season of kite flying in Kathmandu. Rising above the city’s skyline and up above the buildings,

The gift of health in Bhai Tika

One of the most treasured parts of the Bhai Tika ritual during Tihar is a packet of masala. A popular

Making Kachhila

One of the most popular snack items belonging to the Newari community, kachhila is made of raw meat. One among

The Guru-ba keeping the Nepali dance alive

This old man going by the name of Dr Kumar Prasad Darshan is probably the only man in Nepal to

The Newar Community

One of dominant ethnic groups of Nepal, Newar is the indigenous group of Kathmandu valley that used to make almost

The temple of Tangal Ganesh

The small temple situated inside the main road in the Tangal area in Kathmandu, Tangal Ganesh temple is said to

The god with sixteen hands

The god of wisdom, knowledge, art and literature not only cures people’s diseases but also gives child to the childless.

Pilgrimage with a blend of adventure

The less than a week trek through the subtropical jungle to high-altitude desert towards the Himalayan highway residing in the

A catalogue of Nepalese Temples with Erotic Arts and Themes

Erotic depictions were considered as art forms in past. It is only recently that it has been compared to obscene

Worshipping Self in Mha Puja

Celebrated on the fourth day of Tihar by the Newar community is the festival of Mha Puja. It also falls

The temple of Indresvar Mahadev

Situated in the city of Banepa is the temple of Indresvar Mahadev. It is also known as the principal haven

Business Ganesh temple

Situated near the New Road gate in Kathmandu, the small temple of New Road Ganesh is famous for wealth giving

Rajdevi Temple

Rajdevi Temple, one of the famous temples in Eastern region, is situated at Rajbiraj – 9, Saptari. The temple holds