Dashain Tika 2018 date, Timings

Dashain is the 15 day celebration of various forms of Goddess Durga in Nepal. It is the biggest festival of Nepal and people celebrate it with huge enthusiasm among friends and family members. In 2018, Auspicious Time for Dashain Tika is 19 October 2018, Tuesday. Of these 15 days, the tenth day is the most […]

Dashain Ghatasthapana 2018 Muhurat | Auspicious Time for Ghatasthapana in Nepal

Dashain Ghatasthapana 2018, Time of Dashain Ghatasthapana in Nepal on 21 September 2018.. Ghatasthapana, installing ghata for Durga puja, marks the beginning of Dashain festival in Nepal. In 2018, Dashain Ghatasthapana date is October 10. On this day, devotees plant seeds for Jamara. Barley, wheat, corn and rice are planted in a sand-filled pot. It […]

Dashain Vrat Katha, Story of Dashain

Here is Dashain Vrat Katha, Story of Dashain.. Which story is associated with Dashain festival of Nepal? Dashain is the 15 day national religious festival of Nepal. It is the Dasara of Nepal. People in Nepal celebrate it for about 15 days and in the year 2016, it is celebrated from October 1 to October 16. The […]

Dashain Jamara Puja Vidhi, Procedure

How to do Dashain Jamara Puja – Vidhi, Procedure or method of Dashain Jamara Puja is given here. After decorating the Kalash, the process of initiation of Jamara Puja (plantation) begins. Most of the people plant just barley and sesame seeds but some others plant seven types of grains like barley, wheat, maize, sesame seeds, etc. […]

Dashain 2016 Puja Muhurat, Auspicious Time

Goddess Durga's vehicle

Dashain 2016 Pooja Muhurat, Auspicious Time details are given here for Gatasthapana, Phoolpati, Kalratri Puja, Mahanawami and Bijayadashami pooja. In 2016, Dashain begins with Ghatasthapana on 1 October and ends on Bijayadashami on 12 October. Nepal Panchanga Nirnayak Samiti (Calendar Determination Committee) has released auspicious time for Dashain festival 2016. According to the Samiti, the auspicious time for […]

Dashain 2016 dates, Dasain festival in Nepal

Dashain is the most celebrated and the biggest festival of Nepal, Bhutan and some North Eastern states of India. Dashain 2016 dates – Dashain festival starts on October 1 with Ghatsthapana and ends on October 12 with Vijayadashami Tika or Bijayadashami. Tika and Jamara will continue till October 16 in 2016. Dasain 2016 dates – Dashain 2016 Calendar […]

Dashain Puja Vidhi, Procedure of Dashain Vrat

Dashain Puja Vidhi, Procedure of Dashain Vrat, Dashain vrat vidhi is mentioned here. Dashain is the festival of Dasara celebrated in Nepal for 15 days to commemorate the victory of Goddess Durga over mahishasura and worship her in all her manifestations. The following days are the important ones amongst the celebrations: 1st Day Ghatastapana (Pratipada) […]

Dashain Ashirwad Mantra, prayer to chant

The Dashain Ashirwad Mantra chanted while putting the tika to the female member of the family is as below: Om jayanti mangala kaali bhadra kali kapalini durga kshyama shiva dhatri swaha swadha namostute The Dashain Ashirwad Mantra chanted while putting the tika to the male member of the family is as below: Ayur drone sute […]

Dashain Celebrations in Nepal

Dashain is clearly the biggest, longest and the most auspicious festival celebrated by the Nepalese of all caste and creed throughout the country. Goddess Durga is worshipped in all her manifestations during the 15 day long festival with ritualistic pujas, abundant offerings and thousands of animal sacrifices. The festival is known for emphasis on family […]

Dashain 2018 dates, Dasain Festival 2018 in Nepal

Dashain is the most celebrated and the biggest festival of Nepal, Bhutan and some North Eastern states of India. Dashain festival starts on October 10 with Ghatsthapana and ends on 19 October with Vijayadashami Tika or Bijayadashami. Tika and Jamara will continue till 23 October in 2018. Dasain 2018 dates – Dashain 2018 Calendar or […]

Chaite Dashain 2012

Today, 23 March 2012 Chaite Dashain begins in Nepal. Chaite Dashain 2012 ends on April 1. And in many places of Nepal Chaite Dashain is celebrated only for two days: Chaitra Shukla Ashtami (March 31) & Chaitra Shukla Navami (Sri Rama Nawami: April 1). Ghatsthapana is observed on 23 March in some places. The major […]

Dashain celebrated by Nepalese in Nevada, USA

Nepalese in Nevada (USA) celebrated Dashain festival in University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) with prayer, dances and sharing traditional food. Men, women and children of Nepalese descent filled-up the Jot Travis Auditorium where authentic Nepalese cuisine, prepared by Nepalese families of the area, was served. Many non-Nepalese also joined the celebrations, which started with Durga puja […]

Dashain celebrated at British army base in Afghanistan

Royal Gurkha Rifles reportedly celebrated the Hindu festival of Dashain near Laskhar Gah in Afghanistan. According to reports, paying their respects and honoring goddess Durga, Gurkhas hoped that their battalion would be blessed. Dashain celebration was a real morale booster and very important to Gurkhas. There is reportedly a Hindu Temple at the British army […]

Dashain – Dasain festival in Nepal

Dashain is the 10-day festival celebrated in Nepal and Bhutan with a lot of gusto. Dasain is a state festival of Sikkim, Darjeeling district of West Bengal and some other North Eastern states of India. This is a harvest festival in Nepal and Bhutan. On the first day of Dashain, Ghatasthapana puja is observed and […]