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Janai Purnima & Gai Jatra

admin August 28th, 2007

Janai Purnima & Gai JatraJanai Purnima
August 28, 2007 - Janai Purnima
Janai purnima, the full moon day in August every year, the day that our priests tie the sacred rakshya around our wrist is known as Sacred Thread Festival. On this day Hindu men, especially the Brahmans and Chettris perform their annual change of Janai. According to Hindu rules the cord must be changed without fail by a Brahman on this day.

On Janai Purnima, there is a big mela (religious fair) at Kumbeshwor lake in Lalitpur. Devotees come here to worship Lord Mahadev and to tie a knot around their wrists.

A legend in Nepal says that long ago a Continue Reading »

A moment in life

admin August 28th, 2007

Nepali kids enjoying at Siloso beach, Sentosa Island.

Kids enjoying playing in sand in Sentosa Island


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