Posts Tagged: Hindu

Holi Holi Holi!

Yup, time for another festival… March 5th was the date for Holi in Kathmandu; Holi “is a spring festival, also known as the festival of colours or the festival of love” and a festival of colours indeed it is! Here’s my

Holi Holi Holi!

Yup, time for another festival… March 5th was the date for Holi in Kathmandu; Holi “is a spring festival, also known as the festival of colours or the festival of love” and a festival of colours indeed it is! Here’s my

Festival # I’ve lost count… Shivaratri

On February 17th it was time for another major festival, although to be perfectly honest I have lost count of the number even just since I arrived in Nepal so Shivaratri is number…? “Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in reverence

Festival # I’ve lost count… Shivaratri

On February 17th it was time for another major festival, although to be perfectly honest I have lost count of the number even just since I arrived in Nepal so Shivaratri is number…? “Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in reverence

My walk to work

Drawing inspiration from a former fellow volunteer Mandy’s blog I thought I would do a blog specifically about my walk to work. Every day I walk the same 20+ minute, 2km walk from my home to the AEPC office and

My walk to work

Drawing inspiration from a former fellow volunteer Mandy’s blog I thought I would do a blog specifically about my walk to work. Every day I walk the same 20+ minute, 2km walk from my home to the AEPC office and

Mini getaway to Godavari

As I mentioned in a recent post, from 25th-28th of November this year the SAARC conference took place in Kathmandu. Amongst other things this meant that as I work in a government related office we had an extra two days

Mini getaway to Godavari

As I mentioned in a recent post, from 25th-28th of November this year the SAARC conference took place in Kathmandu. Amongst other things this meant that as I work in a government related office we had an extra two days

Festival #6 Tihar

With the big Dashain festival completed (counting as my festival #5) and my first full week in my new job behind me, it was surely time for another festival… Luckily, following close behind around October 23rd was the beautiful ‘festival of lights’

Festival #6 Tihar

With the big Dashain festival completed (counting as my festival #5) and my first full week in my new job behind me, it was surely time for another festival… Luckily, following close behind around October 23rd was the beautiful ‘festival of lights’

Festival #4 Teej

August 28th 2014 was a public holiday in Nepal in honour of the Teej festival. “Teej is the fasting festival of women in Nepal… Married women observe Teej fast to honor Lord Shiva and for long and healthy life of

Festival #4 Teej

August 28th 2014 was a public holiday in Nepal in honour of the Teej festival. “Teej is the fasting festival of women in Nepal… Married women observe Teej fast to honor Lord Shiva and for long and healthy life of

Festival #3 Krishna Janmastami (Krishna’s birthday)

August 17th saw the celebration of Krishna’s birthday across Nepal – so yup, another festival already! For a little bit more detailed information I can recommend the following ‘Nepal Home Page’. The various quotes below are from there. “On Krishna

Festival #3 Krishna Janmastami (Krishna’s birthday)

August 17th saw the celebration of Krishna’s birthday across Nepal – so yup, another festival already! For a little bit more detailed information I can recommend the following ‘Nepal Home Page’. The various quotes below are from there. “On Krishna