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Ihi and Keta Puja at Kirtipur (photo feature)

Ihi and Keta Puja at Kirtipur (photo feature)

Newar community is rich for its culture and traditions. 'Ihi' and 'Keta Puja' are one of the important tradition in Newar culture. On the Shree Panchami a group 'Ihi' and 'Keta Puja' were done at Chilancho and Markhel. Here are photos captured by Merit Maharjan.

Last Updated ( Friday, 03 February 2017 21:47 )

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Homage to Goddess Saraswati

Homage to Goddess  Saraswati

Nepalese devotees paid homage towards goddess of knowledge, Saraswati during Basanta Panchami or Shree Panchami festival.

During the occasion devotees wake up early in the...

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 01 February 2017 20:26 )

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Portraits of Indrayeni Jatra

Portraits of Indrayeni Jatra

Indrayeni Jatra is one of the most important festivals for citizens of Kirtipur. This year the festival was celebrated on 9th December 2016 with lost of joy. Here are som...

Last Updated ( Friday, 16 December 2016 10:06 )

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Photo feature: Indrayeni Jatra

Photo feature: Indrayeni Jatra

Indrayani the protector goddess is worshiped by Kirtipurians with lots of respect and faith.The day of Dashami of Mangshir (this year 9th Dec, 2016) is special one for re...

Last Updated ( Saturday, 10 December 2016 06:43 )

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Bishnudevi-Balkumari Jatra celebrated at Panga

Bishnudevi-Balkumari Jatra celebrated at Panga

Jatras and festivals are part of life for Newar community. One of the most awaited festival of Panga 'Bishnudevi-Balkumari Jatra' was celebrated today. People of Panga wo...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 08 December 2016 21:42 )

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Ngatabhulu Ajima ( Naradevi Swetkali) deity dace at Kirtipur

 Ngatabhulu Ajima ( Naradevi Swetkali) deity dace at Kirtipur

The ancient Ngatabhulu Ajima ( Naradevi Swetkali) deity dace was observed at Lyayeku, Kirtipur on Monday.

The dance festival was organized after 32 years though it should ...

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 04 May 2016 12:06 )

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In pictures: Holi 2016

In pictures: Holi 2016

Holi or Fagu Purima is one of the most awaited festivals in Nepal.  In Kathmandu valley and hill areas of Nepal it is celebrated on the full moon day of Falgun and n...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 24 March 2016 13:42 )

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Maha Shivaratri in Pashupatinath (Photo feature)

Maha Shivaratri in Pashupatinath (Photo feature)

Maha Shivaratri is one of the important festival for Hindus all around the world. This day is celebrated on the fourth day of waning moon in lunar month of Falgun. I...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 10 March 2016 06:40 )

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Making Chaku for Maghe Sankranti Festival

Making Chaku for Maghe Sankranti Festival

On the first day of the Nepali month of Magh, Maghe Sankranti is celebrated. Newari community offer a combination of Chaku with butter (ghee), yam and beaten rice to eac...

Last Updated ( Friday, 15 January 2016 07:15 )

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Know our places

 

BaghBhairab

Bagh Bhairab temple is one of the most popular temples dedicated to the God Bhairab in the...

 

Tau Daha

The place Taudaha takes its name from the lake Ta daha situated here from the time immemor...

 

Panga

Panga, is situated south-west of Kirtipur Municipality is a typical Newari settlement. On ...

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