Dates : 16th – 19th October, 2009
Venue: All over Nepal
Kag Puja – 16th October
Laxmi Puja – 17th October
Gobardhan Puja- 18th October
Bhai Tika – 19th October
Date: 24th October
Chhath is celebrated by people living in the Madhes plains.This festival is celebrated in honor of Surya, the Sun God in the Hindu mythology. People flock to lakes, rivers and ponds and make offerings to the sun god.
Date: 31st October
Venue: Chiwang Monastery , Solukhumbu
The Mani Rimdu festival celebrated in Chiwang monastery , Solukhumbu is one of the most important religious activities of the entire Everest region.The monastery was built in 1929 , and has become very famous for this sacred dance festival , which lasts for three days.The aim of mani Rimdu is to expell negative forces .The monks present a religious drama by way of a masked dance .During the festival , the sherpa population of solu Khumbu gather in the courtyard of the monastery.This is also an occassion to meet friends and revel in merry making.
This is also my first skydive from 29,500ft., my most exciting till now. I think Nepal has a humble and rich environment and Everest is stunning I'll be coming back in May.
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