1 day ago · Tihar is the second biggest Nepali festival after Dashain, and is usually allocated a three-day-long national holiday. The festival is considered 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.
- Bhai Tika, Deepawali, Yamapanchak
- Prayers and religious rituals
- Kaag Tihar (November 10th, 2023) - the Worship of Crows. Kaag is the Nepali word for 'crow' and on this day, crows, which are believed to be the messengers of death, are worshipped and thanked.
- Kukur Tihar (November 11th, 2023) - the Worship of Dogs. The second day is for the worship of dogs, who are not only as man's best friend, but are also believed to be the guardians of the gates of heaven in Nepal.
- Gai Tihar (November 12th, 2023) - the Worship of Cows and Lakshmi. On the main day of celebrations, cows and the Goddess Lakshmi (the goddess of wealth) are worshipped.
- Goru Tihar (November 13th, 2023) - the Worship of the Ox, Mountain, or Oneself. On the fourth day of Tihar, there are three different worship traditions, and the one that is chosen depends on the cultural background of the person.
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Annually varying, it can be celebrated either in October or November according to the Western Calendar. Dates: 13th to 15th November 2023. Where to Celebrate Tihar Festival of Lights Source Celebrations of Tihar can be found all across Nepal. You can also find some essence of Tihar in the Indian states of Assam, Sikkim, and Darjeeling.
2022 Tihar. Tihar is a religious Nepali festival which is celebrated for five days. Tihar comes soon after Dashain. Tihar is known as Swanti in Newar region of Nepal. Tihar and Swanti are regional variations of Hindu festival Diwali which is also celebrated for five days. Tihar is celebrated for 5 days. Day 1 - Kag Puja; Day 2 - Kukur Puja ...
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Oct 7, 2019 · Tihar Festival in Nepal 2023. Tihar festival is the second great festival of Hinduism also named Deepawali and the festival of light. According to Hindu’s beliefs, norms, and culture, Tihar is a very important festival for maintaining peace harmony, and wealth at the home and among family members. It is taken as the second greatest festival ...
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May 30, 2023 · Tihar Festival Holidays in Nepal are regulated by the Labour Relation Committee. Every Saturday is deemed a holiday. All employees are entitled to 13 paid public holidays per year. Holidays are paid at normal wages. The majority of public holidays are based on religious and cultural traditions.
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