The Three Parvas (Massacres)

The first series of Parvas (massacres) in Nepal, popularly known as the three massacres gave rise to the century long

Maghe Sangrati festival in Nepal

Maghe Sangrati, also known as Makar Sangranti is celebrated on the first day of the holy month of Magh (mid January).

Celebrating Rishi Panchami festival – photo feature

Rishi Panchami is celebrated by the Hindu women after they reach their menstruation period. In this day, the seven powerful

Guheswari, the goddess for the legal problems

The temple of Guheswari is one of the major Shakti Peeth of Nepal. The temple on the left bank of

The Kot Parva (Court Massacre) in Nepal

Kot Parva (court massacre) was the first massacre in the history of Nepal that led to the rise of the

Worshipping the Goddess of Knowledge

Basanta Panchami is celebrated as the birthday of Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge. This day is commonly known as Saraswati

Rishi Panchami, fast observed for forgiveness

The festival of Rishi Panchami is related with the worship of the Sapta Rishi (seven powerful saints in Hindu religion).

Understanding the Nepali Society

A society is a web of human relationships. It is about the people, their culture and lifestyles, daily patterns, their

Kamaiyas, a traditional form of a bonded labor

Kamaiya is the traditional form of bonded labor. It is a system of slavery and the slaves are known as

Bheja, the organization for Magar Community

Bheja organization is found in the Magar community. It is a religious, cultural and economic organization of Magars. It helps

Bhadrakali Temple in Kathmandu

Bhadrakali is one of the powerful goddess of Nepal. Located near the Sahid Gate at the eastern side of Tudikhel

Lhosar- Ethnic New Year

The word consists of two words, ‘Lho’ meaning year and ‘Sar’ meaning new in Tamang language. The end of the

Donation through holy fire offering (Yagyas)

Dinbandhu Pokhrel is a household name in Nepal.  He has generated billions of rupees in donations to construct infrastructures like

Dhigur System of Thakalis in Nepal

It is a system of financial co-operatives among the Thakali community in Nepal. Dhigur contributes in the economic securities of

Top ten Temples of Nepal

Nepal is rich in religious as well as cultural heritage. It is often called the home of Gods and Goddesses.

Festival of Horse Racing

The Horse Racing Day popularly known as Ghode Jatra falls on the Month of mid March or early April (Chaitra).

Indra Jatra

Indra Jatra is one of the major street festivals of Kathmandu Valley celebrated at the Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square. It

Teej, A Women-Only Festival

A unique festival, Teej is widely-celebrated in Nepal, as well as in certain parts of India, but only by Hindu

Music at Kirateshwor under the Moon Light

Kirateshwor Mahadev, one of the oldest temples in Nepal, has a tradition of a musical concert every month in its

Gaijatra – a festival of cow and humor

‘Gaijatra’, a popular festival in Nepal, is celebrated in the month of August with great excitement and enthusiasm especially in