KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Exactly six years ago, in 2073 BD, schedules of load shedding were published every week. Tihar, also known as the festival of lights, has its own dignity and importance. However, even on the occasion of Tihar, Nepali people had to exchange their happiness in the light of candles.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Laxmi puja and Kukur Tihar are being celebrated across the country on the third day of Yamapanchak.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The peak demand of electricity reached 1,270 MW on the day of Laxmi Puja this year.

Laxmi Puja being observed today

November 4, 2021 08:06 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Laxmi Puja is being observed across the country today. The third day of Yamapanchak of Tihar festival is being celebrated by worshipping Laxmi, the goddess of wealth, affluence and prosperity, this evening, with devotion. On this day, people clean their houses and surroundings, illuminate their homes and light butter lamps to 'invite' the goddess to their homes, in the belief that the goddess Laxmi detests the house which is unclean and untidy.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The third day of Yamapanchak is being celebrated by worshipping Laxmi, the goddess of wealth, affluence and prosperity, today evening, with devotion.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The third day of Yamapanchak or Tihar festival was celebrated on Sunday evening by worshipping Laxmi, the goddess of wealth, affluence and prosperity, with devotion.

Laxmi Puja being observed today

October 27, 2019 08:00 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The third day of Yamapanchak or Tihar festival is being celebrated by worshipping Laxmi, the goddess of wealth, affluence and prosperity, this evening, with devotion.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: On the third day of the Yamapanchak, Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth, is being worshipped with jubilation and various religious rituals throughout the country in the evening in accordance with time-honored tradition.

Vibrant Tihar market

November 6, 2018 09:15 am

Shopping is an integral part of life. With the arrival of  Tihar, one of the most awaited festivals in Nepal, one simply can’t refrain from shopping. This five-day long festival is also known as Deepawali or Yama Panchak. It began on Monday. The festival not only recognizes divinity but also animals and birds who contribute to the humankind.