Ubhauli festival being celebrated today

Published On: May 23, 2024 10:50 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 23: The Ubhauli festival is being celebrated today, particularly by the Kirant community across the country.

This festival marks a tradition of worshiping nature before planting crops to ensure a good harvest. As part of the celebration, the Chandi dance is performed, and among different sects of the Kirant community, the Sakela dance is also a significant feature.

In Kathmandu, the Kiran Rai Yayokkha is hosting a special event at Sakelasthan in Hattiban, Lalitpur, which includes prayers and worship rituals.

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