Yomari Punhi is one of the important festivals of Newa community. In order to pass on the Yomari culture to the new generation, we have taught Miss Newa to make Yomari every year and the tradition continues this year as well.

Celebrating Yomari Punhi

December 19, 2021 14:08 pm

The Newa community celebrates many feasts and festivals, and one of them is Yomari Punhi. The full moon day of December is celebrated as the Yomari Punhi by the Newas of Kathmandu Valley which is also called Dhanya Purnima or the harvest full moon day.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to grant public holiday on December 19.

PHOTOS: Sweet Yomari

December 30, 2020 14:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Yomari Punhi, one of the major festivals celebrated by the Newar community, is being observed today.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Chairperson of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Dahal-Nepal faction, Pushpa Kamal Dahal  has said that Nepal has been established as a country with its own original cultural traditions.

Sweet delicacy Yomari and its recipe

December 29, 2020 18:04 pm

Traditionally, Yomari is a sweet delicacy (stuffed with Chaku and Sesame seed) cooked in the Newah community to celebrate Yomari Punhi that falls on the full moon day of Thinla, the second month of the Newari calendar. The festival usually falls in November/December and this year it has fallen on December 30. Yomari which is translated as a favorite bread item is not only a comfort food but is also nutritious which helps to keep one warm. So, it’s an apt food for winter.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Yomari Punhi and Sakela Udhauli festivals were observed across the country on Thursday.

Yomari Punhi celebrated in London

December 25, 2018 10:30 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Pasa Puchah Guthi UK (PPGUK) London held its second Yomari Punhi event in Wembley, London with nearly 100 members and supporters on Saturday.

Although Nepal is called a Hindu Kingdom, it is also home to different ethnic groups. Different ethnic people have decorated this land with a number of cultural traditions. Among them, the Newar community of Kathmandu celebrates many feasts and festivals. One of them is Yomari Punhi.