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Janai Purnima/Raksha Bandhan – The Festival of Sacred Thread

Raksha Bandhan

Janai Purnima also known as Raksha Bandhan is the festival of sacred thread that is observed by Nepalese Hindu people in the month of Shrawan/Bhadra/August. This festival is celebrated every year in the fortnight, full moon of August with the great joy and happiness. The …

Dashain Festival in Nepal – The Festival of Tika and Jamara

Dashain Swing

Nepal is a multicultural, multilingual and multi-ethnic country with the special cultural activities almost all the day. Every festival has its own significance in Nepalese culture and traditions and the dashain festival is one of the most popular festival celebrated for 15 days by Hindu …

Hartalika Teej – The Greatest Festival of Hindu Women

Hartalika Teej

Teej is the Nepalese famous fasting festival of Hindu women in Nepal. This festival falls in the month of August or early September. Married women celebrate this festival for well-being of spouse and children and purification of one’s body and soul. Dedicated to the goddess …