Story of the Log

Last June, I went to the Terai for my holidays. I lived in those pretty thatched houses and saw varieties

Mata Tirtha Aunsi- Nepali Mother’s Day

Mata Tirtha Aunsi is a festival for mothers as it is the Nepali Mother’s Day, which falls on the Nepali

Dashain – Most Anticipated Festival Of The Year

Celebrated by every caste in the Nepalese community, it really is the most anticipated festival of the year. Dashain, or

The three temples of Taleju Bhawani

Taleju Bhawani is one of the most powerful goddesses and is also regarded as the clan goddess of the Malla

Siddhi Vinayak for getting your work done

The temple of Siddhi Vinayak, also known as the Siddhi Ganesh temple, is situated in Shorakhutte, Kathmandu. Like many temples

Bel-Bibaha, marriage between a girl and a fruit

Bel Bibaha or Ehee is a ceremony in Newari community of Nepal in which pre-adolescent girls are married to the

Holy Devghat

Laying on the border areas of Chitwan and India is the religious site Devghat. Serving a as travelers’ and devotees’

Sankata Ganesh

The temple famous for removing any and every kind of obstacles, Sankata Ganesh temple is located in Sankata area near

The Rais

The Rais come from surrounding hills in the North- Eastern Nepal; mainly near Dhankuta, Terhathum , Bhojpur and Arun and

Understanding the Nepali way

Nepal is a beautiful country rich in natural as well as cultural heritage. Being a traditional country, there are certain

Nauratha, nine holy nights

Nauratha refers to the nine holy nights that precedes Dashami during the festival of Dashain. During this period, the female member of

Swasthani Brata Katha

The Swasthani Brata Katha is written in Nepali language, however, some believe it to be written in Newari language first

The Golden Gate in Bhaktapur

One of the most beautiful and artistic examples of the ancient Nepali (Newari) architecture, the Golden Gate, known as Soon

Tajpuria community in Nepal

An indigenous group found mainly in the districts of Jhapa and Morang, Tajpurias are different than Rajbansis although their culture

Banana Curry

Banana is one of the most popular fruit and is very rich in calcium. Rare are the people, around the

Sesame powder pickle

Sesame seed known as Teel, in Nepali, is one of the most important ingredients in Nepali household. It is found

Aalu-bodi-tamako tarkari

Aalu-bodi-tamako tarkari or the vegetable of potato, dried (white) beans and bamboo shoot is one of the most desired vegetables

Kasthamandap, the temple made out of a single tree

Kasthamandap is a three-storey pagoda-style temple situated in the Human Dhoka Durbar Square in heart of Kathmandu city and is

Nara Devi, the Goddess of Human being

One of the finest examples of Newari architectural history, Nara Devi temple in Kathmandu is a three storied Pagoda style

Guthi Australia, promoting Newari Culture

Guthi Australia is a community-based, non-profit and volunteer driven organization in Australia. It aims to raise awareness regarding Newari cultural