Jul 09

Khokana is a small village near Kathmandu valley, Now it is under Lalitpur Sub Metropolitan city. This is an ancient Newari village where still people have saved their lands for farming. I and my friends planed for a trip to this village to capture some moment of people doing rice plantation.

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Apr 11

bisket, jatra, bhaktpaur, thaumadi, chariot, festivals, nepal

Pictures of Bisket Jatra from Thaumadi, Bhaktapur. It’s always fun to watch this festival as the chariot is pulled from 2 side. It’s like watching a tug or war between 2 side of the city .

This time I have tried to capture picture with long exposure to give different feel than the ones I have captured before.

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Mar 13

Holi, colors, festivals, nepal, kathmandu, girls

Wish You All Happy Holi

Holi is festival  of colors. Since few years the trend of celebrating the festival is  changing. when I was teenager, we hardly used to see girls getting out of house and playing holi. Now a days we see lots of girls getting out of house and playing holi. May be it is a sign of freedom, independence and self confidence.

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Nov 17

chabahil, ganesh, jatra, sindoor, nepal, kathmandu

There is no doubt that Kathmandu valley is rich in culture, heritage and festivals. Everyday somewhere in the city there is some festival going on. Kathmandu is also known as the city of temples and all these temples hold one festival or another.

Chabahil is one of the old center in Kathmandu with its own history. It is near to Bouddha and Pashupatinath. Besides that, history has it that Princess Charumati, daughter of Emperor Ashoka built a Buddhist bihar here, one of the oldest bihar in town, which is known as Charumati bihar.

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Nov 13

Kartik Naach festival being shown in Patan Durbar Square, Nepal

In Hindu mythology, Lord Vishnu has 10 different avatar and one of them is of Narsingha.

The musical play which is played at Patan Durbar Square every year features the story of Pralad, Hiranyakaishapu and Narsingha avatar. This musical dance show is more than 300 years old and still the local people of Patan have preserved it and perform this every year.

Here I have few snap shots of this musical play.

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Nov 07

Kartik Naach festivals in Lalitpur, Nepal

Kartik Naach, a musical dance festival which is played at Mangal bazar dabali, of the Patan Durbar Square, every year. This year the festival will last for 12 days. These picture are from the 5th day of the festival.

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Oct 31

Nhu daya bhintuna, nepal sambat, newari, girls, culture, nepal, kathmandu, festival, new year

Every year Newar community from different places of Nepal celebrated the Nepal sambat .  I haven’t got the chance to see the rally form other city but I manage to go to Basantapur at Kathmandu to observe this rally. This year I manage to capture some portraits

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