Tihar 2016 in Nepal

Tihar (Yama Panchak) is a five-day festival celebrated in Nepal after Dashain festival. In 2016, Tihar in Nepal starts on October 28 and ends on November 1. It is celebrated in Kartik month as per Nepali calendar.

On five days of Tihar, five special rituals are performed. Kag Puja, Kukur Puja, Gai Puja, Govardhan Puja, and Bhai Tika are five festivals celebrated during Tihar festival in Nepal. Tihar is the similar to Diwali or Deepawali.

Tihar 2016 Festival Calendar

Kag Puja / Kag Parwa / Kag Tihar – 28 October 2016 (13 Kartik 2073)

Kukur Puja / Khicha Puja / Kukur Tihar – 29 October 2016 (14 Kartik 2073)

Gai Puja / Lakshmi Puja – 30 October 2016 (15 Kartik 2073)

Govardhan Puja / Maha Puja – 31 October 2016 (16 Kartik 2073)

Bhai Tika – 1 November 2016 (17 Kartik 2073)

Tihar in Previous Years

Tihar 2014 Festival Calendar

  • Kag Puja / Kag Parwa / Kag Tihar – 21 October 2014 (15 Kartik 2071)
  • Kukur Puja / Khicha Puja / Kukur Tihar – 22 October 2014 (16 Kartik 2071)
  • Gai Puja / Lakshmi Puja – 23 October 2014 (17 Kartik 2071)
  • Govardhan Puja / Maha Puja – 24 October 2014 (18 Kartik 2071)
  • Bhai Tika – 25 October 2014 (19 Kartik 2071)

Tihar 2013 Festival Calendar

  • Kag Puja / Kag Parwa / Kag Tihar – 1 November 2013 (15 Kartik 2070)
  • Kukur Puja / Khicha Puja / Kukur Tihar – 2 November 2013 (16 Kartik 2070)
  • Gai Puja / Lakshmi Puja – 3 November 2013 (17 Kartik 2070)
  • Govardhan Puja / Maha Puja – 4 November 2013 (18 Kartik 2070)
  • Bhai Tika – 5 November 2013 (19 Kartik 2070)

Tihar 2012 Festival Calendar:

  • Kag Puja / Kag Parwa: 11 November 2012
  • Kukur Puja / Khicha Puja: 12 November 2012
  • Gai Puja / Laxmi Puja: 13 November 2012
  • Govardhan Puja / Maha Puja: 14 November 2012
  • Bhai Tika: 15 November 2012

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