Popularity of Street Food in Nepal

Food is one of the most basic requirements in life. Nepal is not only famous for its natural beauty and

Fewa Lake and The Taal Barahi

Fewa Lake in Pokhara is the second largest lake in Nepal. It covers an area of about 4.43 sq. km

Kumari Chhen, House of the Holy

The Kumari Chhen is the home of Living Goddess Kumari. The house is also called Kumari Bahal or Kumari Temple

Tihar, the festival of lights

Tihar is one of the major Hindu festivals that is celebrated for five days in October or early November every

Holi, the Festival of Colors

Holi is considered as one of the major festival of Nepal which falls on the full moon day of late

Rice Dhakani

Dhakani is a sweet snack made from rice. One of the traditional snacks made in Nepal, it is popular for

Jwano (thyme) in Nepali kitchen

Thyme seed, locally known as jwano, is considered to be one of the best sources of nutrients that a body

Chhath Parva, festival of sun god

One of the major festivals of Madhesh or Terai, Chhath Parva is dedicated to the Sun-god and is observed on

The festival of Saamaa Chakewa

One of the most important festivals of the Tharu women of the middle as well as the eastern Terai, Saamaa

Lung Ta, the Prayer Flags in Nepal

A prayer flag is a colorful panel of rectangular cloth, often found strung along mountain ridges and peaks high in

The Goddess with Severed Head

Located in the village of Sakhada, some 10 kilometers south of Rajbiraj (the headquarters of Saptari district) and about 1

Krishna Janmastami

As the name goes by, Shree Krishna Janmastami is the festival celebrated to mark the birthday of Lord Krishna. It

Cooking Dhido

Dhido is a traditional Nepali cuisine prepared mostly in the hilly region of Nepal. This wheat pudding is considered to

Purano Nepal by Toni Hagen

Purano Nepal or Old Nepal is a documentary by Toni Hagen during his geographical field work in the Himalayan region

Baglamukhi Temple in Patan

One of the famous temples of Devi in Kathmandu, the temple of Baglamukhi is situated in Patan (Lalitpur). There are

Butter Candles, candles that illuminate wisdom

Butter candles are used in nearly every Nepalese temple, household and altar for religious purposes. The light from the flame

Some common Nepali words and sentences

Language is an important aspect of society and culture. To understand a culture of a place, it is helpful to

The holy month of Ramadan

The ninth month of the Islamic calendar that lasts for 29 to 30 days, Ramadan is celebrated as the month

Undoubtedly proud to be a Nepali

I was at my Uncle’s place when a little cousin of mine showed me a book named World of Facts.

How Nepal got its name

Nepal, the country of gods, rivers and mountains, is rich in culture and natural beauty. It’s a small country sandwiched