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  1. 1 day ago · 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. Tihar is analogous to the Indian festival of Diwali, the festival of lights, but some ...

    • Bhai Tika, Deepawali, Yamapanchak
    • Religious
    • Prayers and religious rituals
  2. May 9, 2023 · Tihar (festival) 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.

    • 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
  3. › wiki › DiwaliDiwali - Wikipedia

    1 day ago · Diwali ( English: / dɪˈwɑːliː / ), also known as the Festival of Lights, [3] [4] is one of the most important festivals in Indian religions. It symbolises the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance". [5] [6] [7] [8] The festival is widely associated with conflagrations between good and evil entities.

    • Deepavali
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    1 day ago · The Holi festival is an ancient Hindu festival with its cultural rituals. Since time immemorial, the festival finds colour in numerous scriptures, such as in works like Jaimini's Purva Mimamsa Sutras and Kathaka-Grhya-Sutras with even detailed descriptions in ancient texts like the Narad Purana and Bhavishyad Purana.

    • Phalguna Purnima
  6. Tihar is a five-day-long festival that starts with Kaag Tihar (the worshipping of the crow) in Trayodashi of Kartik Krishna Paksha and ends with Bhai Tika in Dwitiya of Kartik Sukla Paksha. According to the western calendar, the festival occurs in October or November. This year, the festival occurs from 5 th – 9 th November 2018.

  7. Thousands of lights will be lit up during Tihar Festival. Since Nepal lunar calendar won't be published in advance, we couldn't figure out the exact date of Tihar Festival. Anyway, it often falls between mid-October and mid-November. And Nepalese have spent this colorful lights festival from Nov.9 to 13, 2015 and Oct.28 to Nov.1, 2016.

  8. May 9, 2023 · Tihar Festival in Nepal, also known as Deepawali and Yamapanchak, is the second-biggest festival after Dashain. It is a five-day-long festival mostly celebrated by Hindus all around the world. This festival falls in the month of Kartik (October or November).

  9. May 21, 2023 · Tihar is one of the greatest festivals celebrated in Nepal which is also known as Deepavali or Diwali. It is known as the “Festival of Lights' because of the widespread use of colorful lights, oil lamps, candles, and fireworks during the celebration of this festival.

  10. › festival › tiharTihar - Festivals in Nepal

    May 5, 2023 · All over Nepal Tihar Festival of lights The five-day festival of lights, known as Tihar honors Yama, the God of Death, meanwhile the worship of Laxmi, the Goddess of Wealth dominates the festivities. On the first day Kaag Tihar, is the day of the crow, the informant of Yama is worshipped.

  11. May 6, 2023 · Tihar Festival. Tihar Festival is also known by the name Deepawali Festival. Tihar is the second largest and most popular festival in Nepal after Dashain. The festival of Tihar lasts for 5-days, starting with the dog festival, crow festival, cow and ox festival, and ending with the brothers and sister festival, making it a 5-days Tihar celebration.

  12. May 22, 2023 · The five-day Nepalese Hindu festival of Tihar started this week and the second day is known as Kukur Tihar or "day of the dogs". Dogs are celebrated and blessed with a Tika - a red mark applied to their forehead. The animals are also given flowers garlands and offered food as part of the festival.

  13. May 8, 2023 · 1st Day: Ghatasthapana 7th Day: Fulpaati 8th Day: Ashtami 9th Day: Navami 10th Day: Dashami 15th Day: Purnima When is Dashain in 2023? Travel during Dashain Festival Nepal is highly regarded as the land of gods and goddesses since ancient times. According to various Hindu mythologies, this country is blessed by the holy almighty.

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