Priyanka’s mehendi rituals in photos

February 26, 2020 18:38 pm

Kollywood heartthrobs Priyanka Karki and Ayushman DS Joshi are all set to tie knot on Thursday. Their Mehendi ceremony was held with fanfare on Wednesday.

Touch me not

November 22, 2019 09:18 am

Hearing stories of women having to undergo strange ‘rituals’ and ‘rules’ just because they get periods always upsets me. When I first learned about ‘Chhaupadi’ and ‘Gufa prathas’ during a middle school social studies class, I was appalled by the fact that the society would punish women to either live out of their houses – in dangerous conditions – or lock them in a room, not letting them see the sun at all for something that is only natural and also completely out of their control.

TOKYO, April 30: Emperor Akihito began his abdication rituals at a Shinto shrine Tuesday morning as Japan embraces the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new era.

The rituals decoded

November 2, 2018 09:30 am

The importance of the five days of Tihar

Of rituals and traditions

October 12, 2018 08:15 am

There was a time when Dashain meant kites fluttering across clear blue skies, struggling to stay up in the air, the long bamboos of the temporary swings squeaking as kids took turns pushing one another, and never-ending elaborate feasts. It wasn’t unusual for families to put aside ongoing feuds and come together for tika. It was a time to be merry and rejoice.

More than ritual at UNGA

September 24, 2018 02:00 am

The United Nations General Assembly, the annual event organized every year at its headquarters in New York, is no doubt an important platform for the heads of governments and states of the member countries to put forth their views and build positive image of their countries.

Rise above rituals

April 4, 2018 02:00 am

PM’s state visit to India

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Hindu devotees have concluded the Shreeswasthani Bratkatha, a religious festival observed especially by Hindu women, by performing rituals on Friday.

BARDIA, Sept 24: The Sraddha (ancestral ceremony) is being performed in the Babai River Gulariya in Bardia district for the first time since the River is declared a holy site a week ago.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The last rites of senior musician, Amber Gurung, will take place as per the Hindu and Buddhist rituals.  Gurung died early this morning while undergoing treatment at Grande International Hospital.