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Chhath Parva

Chhath is a unique festival celebrated by natives of Mithila region of Nepal and India. Chhath puja is performed on kartika Shukala Shashti, which is the sixth day of the month of Kartika in the Hindu Calendar. This falls typically in the month of October or November in the Gregorian calendar. It is the only Vedic Festival dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya, also known as Surya Shashti. The Chhath Puja i ...

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Sagarmatha National Park (Khumbu Region)

Sagarmatha National Park is a protected area in the Himalayas of eastern part of Nepal which covers an area of 1148 square kilometers in the Khumbu region of the country. It is the highest national park in the world, with the entire park located above 3,000 m (9,700 ft).The Park includes the highest peak in the world  Mt. Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest 8848 m.) and several other well known peaks such as Lhotse, Ch ...

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Tihar (Dipawali)

Tihar, also known as Deepawali is the festival of lights, one of the most dazzling of all Hindu festivals which comes soon after Dashain. In this festival we worship Goddess Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth. During the festival all the houses in the city and villages are decorated with lit oil lamps or candles. Thus during night the entire village or city looks like a sparkling diamond. This festival is celebra ...

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