Gai Tihar being observed

November 13, 2023 08:45 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Gai or Cow Puja is being observed throughout the country today on the third day of the five-day-long Tihar festival celebrated by the Hindus in the country. The cow is worshipped as per the religious belief that we get love from her like a mother. The day today is also locally called Gai Tihar. The cow is garlanded and fed various delicacies.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday offered a special worship at Pashupatinath Temple expressing resolution for global peace and nation's welfare.

DOLAKHA, Feb 21: After sweat beads were spotted on the Bhimsen idol at Bhimsen Temple in Dolakha district on Thursday morning, the local administration informed the Office of the President about the incident, urging it to perform atonement worship at the temple.

Preserving purity of festivals

October 27, 2019 01:30 am

Major festivals across cultures have their roots in rural life. They also share similar rationale for celebration. The reunion of family members, sharing of good time, food, blessings, and worship of gods/goddesses are their universal themes. Unsurprisingly, they are embraced, modified, and commoditized by the urbanites, exurbanites and suburbanites in no time.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday evening reached Pashupatinath Temple to worship on the occasion of Teej festival.

The tranquilizing grace of your serenity Soothes every soul alive or dead Your promising shade for eternity

Chhath concludes

November 14, 2018 09:25 am

BARDIBAS/MAHOTTARI, Nov 14: Chhath, the festival wherein rising and setting Sun God is worshipped, has concluded today morning.

DANG, July 22: Farmers here have worshiped the Bhumebarma god after the area has failed to receive rain even as the time is nearing towards the end of monsoon.

ROLPA, May 18: School children in a Rolpa village have  to attend classes in dusty rooms because there is no school building, and the authorities have not shown any interest in their plight. At the same time a grand ‘Bhajan Mandali’ building dedicated to God has been constructed right beside the school at a cost of hundreds of thousands of rupees.

Sacred Survival, an art exhibition that is to go on till May 21, featuring the works of 7 Thangka and Paubha artists at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited Courtyard Complex was inaugurated on Friday. Michael Gordon, the curator of the exhibition, is an American artist who has been in Nepal for nearly a year now on a Fulbright student grant studying and exploring his field of interest that are Thangka and Paubha.

KATHMANDU, April 23: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has performed special worship along with the panchamrit snan rituals at Pashupatinath and Basuki temples today, after her election to the high post for the second time.


August 3, 2017 13:31 pm

Drinks fire, eats light Chews water, spits ice Originated in depths Lives higher than all

KATHMANDU, May 10: The Swoyambhu Byabasthapan tatha Sanrakshan Mahasamiti has initiated a special Buddha worship and prayer programme on the occasion of the 2561st Buddha Jayanti today.

PESHAWAR, March, 31: A powerful car bomb exploded near a minority Shiite Muslim place of worship in the northwest town of Parachinar on Friday, killing at least 22 people and wounding over 70 others, officials said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Around 600,000 devotees offered worship to Lord Shiva at Pashupatinath Temple on the occasion of the Mahashivaratri festival on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Visiting Indian President Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to offer worship at Pashupatinath Temple on tomorrow morning.

SAPTARI Oct 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today visited the famous Chhinnamasta goddess temple at the Chhinnamasta village in Saptari district and offered special worship.

JEREMIE, Oct 10: Survivors of Hurricane Matthew put on their Sunday finest and picked their way through downed power lines to sing praise and pray in ruined churches, while desperation grew in other parts of devastated Haiti and international rescue efforts began ramping up.