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  1. Tihar (also known as Deepawali and Yamapanchak) is a five-day Hindu festival celebrated in Nepal and the Indian states of Sikkim and West Bengal, particularly the towns of Darjeeling and Kalimpong, which host a large number of ethnic Indian Gorkha people.

    • Prayers and religious rituals
    • Religious, Nepali
  2. Tihar also known as Deepawali is a Hindu festival. It is celebrated for 5 days. It is celebrated mainly in Nepal and the Indian states of Assam and Sikkim. It is also celebrated in Darjeeling district of West Bengal. It is the festival of lights. In this festival diyas are lit inside and outside the houses to make it bright at night.

    • Deepawali, Yamapanchak, Dewali
    • New moon day of Kartika, celebrations begin two days before and end two days after that date
    • Decorating homes with lights, singing, dancing, gambling, etc.
    • Religious, Nepali
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  4. Tihar is a five-day Hindu festival celebrated in Nepal and the Indian states of Sikkim and West Bengal, particularly the towns of Darjeeling and Kalimpong, which host a large number of ethnic Indian Gorkha people. Tihar is analogous to the Indian festival of Diwali, the festival of lights, but some significant differences.

  5. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Kukur_TiharKukur Tihar - Wikipedia

    Tihar is a five-day-long Hindu festival originating from Nepal; it is the second-largest festival in the country, after Dashain. [3] [4] [5] Kukur Tihar is celebrated on the second day of Tihar. [4] [6] During the festival of Tihar, many animals including cows and crows are also worshipped. [7] [8]

    • Festival of Dogs
    • कुकुर तिहार
    • Honouring dogs
    • Religious
  6. Dec 13, 2022 · Tihar (also known as Deep­awali and Yama­pan­chak) is a five-day Hindu fes­ti­val cel­e­brated in Nepal and the In­dian states of Sikkim and West Ben­gal, par­tic­u­larly the towns of Dar­jeel­ing and Kalimpong, which host a large num­ber of eth­nic In­dian Gorkha peo­ple.

  7. Tihar is the second biggest Nepali festival after Dashain, and is usually allocated a three-day-long national holiday. The festival is novel in that it shows reverence to not just the gods, but also to animals such as crows, cows, and dogs that have long-lived alongside humans. Contents 1Kaag Tihar (Day 1) 2Kukur Tihar (Day 2)

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