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Brother & Sister Worship

Today is brothers day in Nepal which is the literal meaning of Kija Puja in the Newar language. However it has the wider meaning of brothers AND sisters day with each “sides” ceremonials being conducted at different times.Usually early in… Read More ›

Body worship in Nepal today!

Today is the 4th day of Nepal’s Tihar festival with a specific ritual performed only by the Newar people. The Newar are the original inhabitants of the Kathmandu valley, a culturally rich ethnic group residing in the three major cities… Read More ›