Kohima Gorkha community celebrated pre-Tihar (Diwali)

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The Kohima Gorkha community today celebrated pre-Tihar (Diwali), the festival of lights under the aegis of Gorkha Public Panchayat Kohima within its office complex in Chandmari here. Gracing the celebration as the chief guest, OSD Municipal Affairs Department Nagaland, Sanju Pandey expressed the hope that the celebrations would spread the message of brotherhood and oneness […]

BHAI TIKA – A True Celebration of Women Empowerment in ‪‎Gorkhali‬ Society

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Writes: Bal Krishna While in majority of the communities across South Asia – Rakhi is seen as one of the most important festivals, for Gorkhalis its Bhai Tika… and we believe that no other festival in the world celebrates female empowerment more than Bhai Tika. In Rakhi, the sister ties the string of faith on […]

Kukur (dog) Tihar or Kukur Puja

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About Kukur Tihar Kukur (dog) Tihar or Khicha Puja by the Newars, is celebrated on the second day of the five-day Tihar festival by the Gorkhas. Kukar-Tihar is day of worship and appreciation of dogs by the Gorkhas around the globe. Tihar in Gorkha community represents the divine attachment between Human and other animals. Kukur (dog) […]

Kaag Tihar or Kaag Puja (काग तिहार)

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About Kaag Tihar or Kaag Puja Tihar (Nepali: तिहार) (Diwali) is the 5 days Gorkha festival which starts with the Kaag Tihar (Nepali: काग तिहार) or Kaag Puja (worshipping of the Crow). On this day the Gorkhas follow Kag Puja (worship of the crows) by offering sweets and dishes to the crows on the roof […]
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