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This man has been ‘the god’ for locals of small Bhaktapur town for last 60 years

Prem Chandra Aduwa Shrestha, 67, is gearing up for hectic five days. Every year after the Gaijatra festival, the small Newari settlement of Bode in Bhaktapur district, east of Kathmandu, gets ready for the annual Nilbarahi Nach in which Shrestha is one of the primary dancers and is referred to by the locals as ‘deuta’ […]

Asar 15: This festival connects everyday life of Nepali farmers with fun and fanfare

Monsoons in Nepal are particularly soothing. The rain not only freshens up the atmosphere, but it also washes the physical dirt. There is something calming about the sound of the monsoon rain which is accompanied by the croaking of frogs and view of lush green fields everywhere. In a country where a major part of […]