Learn how to make diyos on your own this Tihar

The festival of Tihar (Yamapanchak) began on Monday. The festival, a celebration of victory of good over and of brother-sister love is also called the Festival of Lights. While electric lights from China and India have flooded the market now, there was a time when Nepalis used to light traditional earthen lamps to observe the […]

Five things you didn’t know about the rain god’s procession in Kathmandu

As soon as the monsoon ends, Kathmandu Valley gears up for a number of festivals. The first among them is Indra Jatra. Clear skies bring enthusiasm amongst the people of the Valley who gear to celebrate this eight-day festival with a great deal of vigour and passion. Indra Jatra has never been restricted to being […]