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How the gods of war kept watch over Kathmandu’s first chaitya excavation

Kathmandu, January 5 On February 14, 2017, nearly two years after the Nepal Earthquake, representatives from the local community, the Department of Archaeology and UNESCO gathered at the Swayambhunath Stupa complex in Kathmandu for a special purpose. They were there to¬†witness the ceremonial repatriation of key artefacts found during the excavation of the Mangal Bahudwar […]

Seto Machhindranath Mahasnan: This is how the God of Rain takes annual winter bath

Kathmandu, December 27 Kathmandu’s Seto Machhindranath, worshipped by both Hindus and Buddhists of the city as the God of Rain and Good Harvest, has taken the annual winter bath as per traditions on Tuesday night. The God is taken out of his shrine to a dabali in Keltole of Kathmandu on the eighth night of […]