KATHMANDU, Nov 3: People gathered to celebrate `Kukur Tihar´ at Maitighar in Kathmandu. Dogs were offered garlands and ‘tika’, which are put on them by their humans on this day.

Vijaya Dashami today

October 15, 2021 07:26 am

The auspicious hour of receiving tika is 10.2 am today, according to Prof Shree Krishna Adhikari, President of the Nepal Calendar Determination Committee.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Nepali Hindus across the country are observing Gai Puja or cow worship, Goru Puja or ox worship on Sunday on the fourth day of Yampanchak of Tihar festival.

Most of us, all over Nepal, celebrate Dashain but we aren’t familiar with the many concepts and stories of this main festival of Hindus. Like with everything else, there are many myths and facts associated with Dashain that can help you see the festival in a new light. Also, the information can make for good conversation starters.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Nepali Hindus are observing Janai Purnima festival across the country today. It falls on Shrawan Shukla Purnima every year.

Janaipurnima festival today

August 26, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: The tagadharis or those who wear the 'Janai' (the sacred thread) around their bodies from the left shoulder change the sacred thread today after having a haircut and a bath on the occasion of 'Janai Purnima', also known as 'Rishi Tarpani'.