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Bhairab

Bhairab

Various forms of Lord Bhairav BY DURGA Bhairava or Bhairab (also written as Bhairav) is considered as an important deity of the Newar community. He is also considered as the brother of the living goddessKumari. Bhairav is said to be the most dangerous form of Lord Shiva, the destructor. In every Newar settlement, at least one temple of Bhairav is ... Read More »

Yanyā Punhi

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Yanyā Punhi (Devanagari: ञेया पुन्ही, Sanskrit: Indra Jatra/Kumari Jatra ) is a festival celebrated in Kathmandu, Nepal. The main attraction of the festival is the procession of chariots and masked dancers representing deities and demons. Yanya Read More »

Bisket Jatra

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Bisket Jatra is the annual celebration of two of the most important deities of the town of Bhaktapur, the wrathful god Bhairab and the goddess Bhadrakali. The New Year of the Bikram Sambat calendar takes place at the same time as this ancient festival. A few days before the New Year, the goddess and the god are enshrined in their ... Read More »

MB Celebrating Holi

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Holi (English pronunciation: /ˈhoʊliː/) (Sanskrit: होली) is a spring festival also known as the festival of colors or the festival of love. It is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts of South Asia, as well as people of other communities outside Asia. It is primarily observed in India, Nepal, and other regions ... Read More »

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