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Festival #2 Gaijatra

August 11th; The day after Janai Purnima is celebrated as Gaijatra (festival of cows). The modern version of the festival was initiated by King Pratap Malla (medieval Nepal) to entertain his queen over whom a pall of gloom had been

Festival #2 Gaijatra

August 11th; The day after Janai Purnima is celebrated as Gaijatra (festival of cows). The modern version of the festival was initiated by King Pratap Malla (medieval Nepal) to entertain his queen over whom a pall of gloom had been

Festival #1 Janai Purnima

“Hindus today (Sunday August 10th) celebrated Janai Purnima across the country by tying rakshya bandhan (sacred thread) around their wrist from priests. Legend has it that the thread protects the wearer for the entire year… Revellers thronged the temples and

Festival #1 Janai Purnima

“Hindus today (Sunday August 10th) celebrated Janai Purnima across the country by tying rakshya bandhan (sacred thread) around their wrist from priests. Legend has it that the thread protects the wearer for the entire year… Revellers thronged the temples and

Clothes shopping – Nepali style

As I’ve been settling into my second week living here in Nepal I have been taking part in all sorts of local activities. I hope to finish a series of posts about my initial adventures in the next few days. To

Clothes shopping – Nepali style

As I’ve been settling into my second week living here in Nepal I have been taking part in all sorts of local activities. I hope to finish a series of posts about my initial adventures in the next few days. To