Must do things in Nepal

May 31, 2019 10:21 am

Besides paragliding, rafting, and a trip to Mustang or the Everest Base Camp, there is actually a whole lot more that you can do in Nepal. Some things you might have never known and some things might have just been overlooked during the chaos of everyday life, but here are five things that we recommend you find the time for. It would be an absolute sin not to.

Lakhe dance competition from Sept 19

September 15, 2018 13:06 pm

CHITWAN, Sept 15: The 6th national lakhe dance competition is to be held in Narayangadh on coming September 19 and 20.

To Beijing for ritual

June 14, 2018 12:30 pm

Oli reminds Beijing of leopards not changing their spots, whereas New Delhi embraces him as a prodigal son back on track after straying onto the wrong meadow in 2015

KATHMANDU, May 23: Main opposition party, Nepali Congress, President Sher Bahadur Deuba commented that the government's policy and program possessed only policy and not the program.

JANAKPURDHAM, May 9: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will become the first Indian Prime Minister ever to perform the special worship at the Janaki Temple here employing what is called the 'khodasopachar' rituals.

EAST BRIDGEWATER, Feb 4: Two sisters tied down and burned a 5-year-old girl, permanently disfiguring her, in a voodoo ritual meant to rid her of a demon causing her to misbehave, police said. The women also threatened to cut off the head of the girl’s 8-year-old brother with a machete, authorities said.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari attended the Basanta Shrawan ritual at the Hanumandhoka Durbar Square premises this morning.

Shree Swasthani Brata Katha ritual

January 17, 2018 12:32 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Shree Swasthani Brata Katha, a ritual observed by Nepali Hindus since Poush Shukla Purnima (full moon day), has begun from January 1. The festival lasts a month and end in Magh Shukla Purnima.

Sakela Ritual in Rai community

December 4, 2017 08:33 am

Each ritual has had its own ways for centuries. Sakela ritual of the Rai Kirat community has a unique way to celebrate a series of rituals in Baishakh and Mangsir months of the Nepali calendar. In this ritual, ‘Sakelasilli’ (a type of dance step) is performed in a hypnotic way. Sakelasilli is conceptualized to seek the underlying myth behind the ritual to perform, using traditional musical instruments, costumes and ornaments.

Ritual rules

February 10, 2017 02:15 am

The Hindu 13-day death rituals are explained in Grihya Sutra and it’s written about in the Garuda Purana as well. While some believe in its significance wholeheartedly and think it’s actually therapeutic as well to the mourners, there are quite a few who think such traditions could go through some changes. A few shared their thoughts on the matter.

A Malawian man accused of sleeping with more than 100 girls and women in a series of traditional cleansing rituals was on Friday convicted by a court of "engaging in harmful practices".

BANEPA, June 29: National Paddy Day celebration is becoming a mere ritual, as neither the government nor the political leaders are doing anything toward increasing production of paddy and addressing woes of farmers.