Chariot procession of Seto Machhindranath beginsBy RSS
On the first day of the three-day procession, the pulling of the chariot began from Keltol and was brought to Tindhara Pathshala, Durbarmarg before reaching Asan today, informed the Chariot Management Committee, adding that hundreds of devotees and people participated and gathered around to conduct a Puja at the chariot.
Shwetakali Naradevi festival in picturesBy TRN Online
Naradevi has a unique process of conducting a 12-year Dance festival. The dance is being performed this year after 2066 BS.
200-year-old Falcha reconstructed in PulchowkBy RSS
Lalitpur Metropolitan City mayor Chiribabu Maharjan unveiled the inscription carved in a stone of the Falcha, traditional resting place, at Pulchowk, Lalitpur today.
Holi Festival Begins, Chir erected in Basantapur (Photo Feature)By TRN Online
With the erection of Chir at Basantapur today the Holi festival has been formally started. A wooden pole 'Chir' has been installed at the Hanumandhoka Palace premises at 7:27 AM Thursday morning.
Hindu hermits arrive at Pashupatinath to Celebrate Maha Shivaratri (Photo Feature)By TRN Online
Hindu hermits (Sadhus and saints) from different parts of Nepal and India have started arriving in the Pashupati area for the upcoming Maha Shivaratri festival.
Intangibility made tangible on canvasBy Aashish Mishra
Depending on our mastery of the language, we may be able to express the feeling that was contained in the Buddha’s words carried for miles by the currents of air, enlivening everything in its path. But how do you visualise this? How do you represent qualities like selflessness, compassion and impermanence? Tales and fables are innately abstract and incorporeal. How do you translate them to concrete...
Makar Mela of Panauti in picturesBy TRN Online
Makar Mela, the big religious fair that takes place every 12 years has been started in the historic, religious-cultural, touristic town Panauti today.
Sakela Udhauli celebration in picturesBy TRN Online
The Sakela Udhauli festival celebrated by the Kirant Rai community has come to an end on Saturday. Sakela Udhauli has been concluded with a special program at Tundikhel.
Shey Phoksundo lake wears majestic lookBy TRN Online
Following heavy snowfall in Upper Dolpa, the surrounding hills of the Shey Phoksundo lake are covered with snow, giving the lake a majestic look.
Sakela dance at Sunakothi, Lalitpur (Photo Feature)By TRN Online
Kirati communities of Kathmandu worship on the occasion of Udhauli. On this occasion, the community perform a special dance called Sakela.
Yomari Punhi celebration in Kathmandu (Photo Feature)By TRN Online
Indigenous Newa communities of Kathmandu and adjoining cities are celebrated Yomari Punhi, one of the most popular festivals among their communities, on Sunday, worshipping Goddess Annapurna and eating Yomari (a rice flour delicacy).
Gothic author Anne Rice dies aged 80By BBC
Anne Rice, author of the gothic novel Interview with the Vampire, has passed away at the age of 80. The American writer, who sold more than 150 million books, died surrounded by her family on Saturday night.
Replacement of Laxmi-Narayan statue after 38 years (Photo Feature)By TRN Online
The idol of Laxmi-Narayan stolen from Patko toll of Patan has been replaced in Narayan temple today. In 1984, the statue of Laxmi-Narayan was stolen from the temple.
Bala Chaturdashi observed by scattering SatbijBy TRN Online
The festival is celebrated every year on the day of Marga Krishna Chaturdashi as per the Bikram Sambat calendar. On the occasion, devotees take a holy bath early in the morning and move around the Pashupatinath Temple, or their nearest Shiva shrines, scattering seven different kinds of grains (Satbij) and praying for the peace of their deceased relatives.
President Bhandari worships Chhathimata, offers Argha to setting sunBy TRN Online
She reached Kamal Pokhari to worship the goddess Chhathimai by offering Argha and prayers to the setting sun. Today is the main day of the Chhath festival that started on Monday. This festival is celebrated by worshipping the Sun god.
Devotees put lamps on body to mark Mohani, Bijaya Dashami (photo feature)By TRN Online
Unique practice of the devotees of Brahmayani here is that after the worship they put the clay lamps on their body.
Devotees throng Taleju Bhawani Temple (Photo Feature)By TRN Online
Devotees have thronged the Taleju Bhawani Temple located at the Kathmandu Durbar Square Premises on the occasion of Maha Navami.
Colourist is a reputed profession: PhagoBy The Rising Nepal
Renish Phago is one of the popular colourists of Nepali film industry. He has been working in the Nepali film industry for over 12 years. He is the first colourist to colour films shot by the Red4K camera (Digital cinema camera) in Nepal. Kathmandu was the first film for which Phago worked as colourist in 2008. Since then, he has worked as a professional colourist for over 60 films, 100 music videos, 65 TV commercials and a few documentaries
Devotees throng Gokarneshwor Temple (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
A large flow of devotees was witnessed in Gokarneshwor Temple, Kathmandu on the occasion of Kushe Aunshi.