Nag Pachami is the day of snakes. Nags are worshiped this day in Nepal. Nags are snakes and Panchami means the fifth day after no-moon day. Nags are worshiped on the fifth day following the no-moon (aushi). Hence, the day is called Nag Panchami. Aushi means no-moon day in Nepali. What is Nag Nags are
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Krishna Janmasathami Krishna Janmashtami in Nepali (कृष्ण जन्माष्टमी) is a festival observing the birthday of lord Krishna. This festival is also known as Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti. When is Krishna Janmasthami Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated on Asthami tithi, the eighth day of the dark half or Krishna Paksha of the month
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Gai is cow and Jatra is Procession (Festival). Gai Jatra festival, the procession of cows, generally falls in the month of Bhadra, which correspond to English calendar months of August/September. This year Gai Jatra is on August 30, 2015. That is on Bhadra 13, 2072 BS. The festival of cows is one of the most
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Hariyali Teej is a monsoon festival celebrating the union of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati’s love was accepted by Lord Shiva. According to Hindu mythology, Teej celebrates the Goddess Parvati’s determination to be accepted by Lord Shiva after 108 rebirths. It is also believed that Goddess Durga declared
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Former prime minister and Naya Shakti Party-Nepal Chair Baburam Bhattrai has urged the government to politically deal with cases related to Khadga Bahadur Biswakarma and Resham Chaudhari. Police rearrested Khadga Bahadur Bishwakarma, spokesperson for the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal, after the Supreme Court ordered his release on charges of extortion and attempted
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Man arrested over Facebook post depicting Nepal PM as monkey Kathmandu, Aug 22, 2018 (AFP) – A man in Nepal was arrested for sharing a doctored image on Facebook showing Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s head superimposed on a monkey’s body, police said Wednesday. Homnath Sigdel, 44, was taken into custody on Tuesday for “sharing indecent
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