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If this Dashain is ‘bada’ (big) one, where have the smaller Dashains gone?

If this Dashain is ‘bada’ (big) one, where have the smaller Dashains gone?

Aakash Bhairav Naach: Indra Jatra’s key element that often gets overshadowed

Aakash Bhairav Naach: Indra Jatra’s key element that often gets overshadowed

Every frog has its day: When Newas of Kathmandu feed frogs rice which the animals do not eat

Every frog has its day: When Newas of Kathmandu feed frogs rice which the animals do not eat

(Updated) Interesting stories behind 20 surnames of the Newa community in Nepal

(Updated) Interesting stories behind 20 surnames of the Newa community in Nepal

Nepal worships these 7 animals every year, with special festivals for most

Nepal worships these 7 animals every year, with special festivals for most

24 ‘interesting’ superstitions in Nepal

24 ‘interesting’ superstitions in Nepal

9 popular mythical/supernatural characters prevalent in Nepali culture

9 popular mythical/supernatural characters prevalent in Nepali culture

Know 4 Machhindranath deities that people in and around Kathmandu worship every year

Know 4 Machhindranath deities that people in and around Kathmandu worship every year

Creative Yomari: Digitalising Newa folklore to pass knowledge to new generations

Creative Yomari: Digitalising Newa folklore to pass knowledge to new generations

10 interesting facts about Swasthani Brata Katha

10 interesting facts about Swasthani Brata Katha

Know stories behind yomaris, and cook them on your own

Know stories behind yomaris, and cook them on your own

A temple in Kathmandu where you can fast to make or break conjugal ties

A temple in Kathmandu where you can fast to make or break conjugal ties

Who started Deusi-Bhailo? Why, when and where? Here are probable answers

Who started Deusi-Bhailo? Why, when and where? Here are probable answers

Bahidya Swowanegu: Kathmandu Newars’ festival of exhibiting religious arts

Bahidya Swowanegu: Kathmandu Newars’ festival of exhibiting religious arts

Every frog has its day: When Newars of Kathmandu feed frogs rice which the animals do not eat

Every frog has its day: When Newars of Kathmandu feed frogs rice which the animals do not eat

Luto Phalne tradition is dying out. What was it? Why was it in existence?

Luto Phalne tradition is dying out. What was it? Why was it in existence?

Chaturmas: A 4-month festival has begun among Hindus in Nepal, India. What is it all about?

Chaturmas: A 4-month festival has begun among Hindus in Nepal, India. What is it all about?

The story behind Swasthani devotees’ long walks from Sankhu to Pharping and Panauti

The story behind Swasthani devotees’ long walks from Sankhu to Pharping and Panauti

Nil Barahi Naach has been going on for four centuries, will it survive the next decade?

Nil Barahi Naach has been going on for four centuries, will it survive the next decade?

Did Pratap Malla really start Gai Jatra? There’s no proof to say he did

Did Pratap Malla really start Gai Jatra? There’s no proof to say he did

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