Five must-try articles for you to welcome Laxmi this Tihar

After the festival that brought home tikas and jamaras, it is time for lights, colours and flowers. Tihar, one of the greatest festivals of Nepal, is a synonym for ‘lights’. It is of great importance in the Nepali culture as it shows reverence not just to humans and deities, but also to animals like crows, […]

Nine Tihar sweets Kathmanduites swear by on Festival of Lights

If Dashain is the time to delve into meat delicacies, Tihar is to indulge in sweets. With the Festival of Lights just round the corner, mithai bhandars, or sweet shops, start to prep for the hoard of customers who come in to buy boxes and boxes of sweets to offer to Goddess Laxmi or brothers […]