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The white Dashain: Why some communities in Nepal wear white tika

The white Dashain: Why some communities in Nepal wear white tika

Dakshina counts every Dashain: 7 fun facts about the culture of getting/giving bucks with blessings

Dakshina counts every Dashain: 7 fun facts about the culture of getting/giving bucks with blessings

Navadurga: The 9 goddesses you worship every Dashain

Navadurga: The 9 goddesses you worship every Dashain

Janai: The story of ‘the sacred thread’ of some Hindu men

Janai: The story of ‘the sacred thread’ of some Hindu men

Bhajans are popular in Nepal, but the industry hasn’t been commercialised

Bhajans are popular in Nepal, but the industry hasn’t been commercialised

Kathmandu plays no musical instrument in 7 monsoon weeks. Why?

Kathmandu plays no musical instrument in 7 monsoon weeks. Why?

Major Buddhist sects in Nepal, Buddha’s birthplace

Major Buddhist sects in Nepal, Buddha’s birthplace

8 unique traditions of Newa community

8 unique traditions of Newa community

Bhaktapur’s 9-month-long Navadurga Naach has a glorious past but an uncertain future

Bhaktapur’s 9-month-long Navadurga Naach has a glorious past but an uncertain future

A dying tradition of Kathmandu in which locals smash pots here and there

A dying tradition of Kathmandu in which locals smash pots here and there

From god to human: Retired as Lord Bhairav, this teen is now free, with lots of excitement and confusion

From god to human: Retired as Lord Bhairav, this teen is now free, with lots of excitement and confusion

Pashupati temple will reopen after 9 months on Wednesday

Pashupati temple will reopen after 9 months on Wednesday

Bala Chaturdashi: Interesting insights into annual festival dedicated to lost family members

Bala Chaturdashi: Interesting insights into annual festival dedicated to lost family members

Another wedding season in Nepal: Why too few dates for too many couples every year?

Another wedding season in Nepal: Why too few dates for too many couples every year?

To kill or not to kill: Why Nepal debates whether to continue animal sacrifice every Dashain

To kill or not to kill: Why Nepal debates whether to continue animal sacrifice every Dashain

An odyssey to a hallowed wilderness: Surma Sarovar Yatra (Part II)

An odyssey to a hallowed wilderness: Surma Sarovar Yatra (Part II)

An odyssey to a hallowed wilderness: Surma Sarovar Yatra (Part I)

An odyssey to a hallowed wilderness: Surma Sarovar Yatra (Part I)

Dolakha: A village-town that never tires to lure visitors (Part III)

Dolakha: A village-town that never tires to lure visitors (Part III)

Dolakha: A village town that never tires to lure visitors (Part II)

Dolakha: A village town that never tires to lure visitors (Part II)

Dating death for a living: The bamboo-rafters of Sun Koshi

Dating death for a living: The bamboo-rafters of Sun Koshi

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