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mithila new year will be celebrated on april 15 – HindustanLive हिन्दुस्तानअंतर्राष्ट्रीय मैथिली परिषद की ओर से 15 अप्रैल को मिथिला दिवस के रूप में नववर्ष मनाया जाएगा। – हिन्दुस्तान|मैथिली परिषद 15 अप्रैल को मनाएगा नववर्ष – www …दैनिक भास्करसभी २ समाचार लेख »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday extended his greeting to the nation on Chhath Puja. Chhath is a pious festival celebrated mostly in Bihar and Nepal’s Mithila region. Devotees perform the puja to thank the sun god for supporting life on earth.

Why is Sharad Purnima Celebrated?

Posted on: Friday, Oct 14, 2016

A big basket containing rice, doob grass, makhan, paan, coconut, banana, whole nuts, yagyopavit/janeu threads, cloves, cardamom, silver pennies or fishes or turtles made up of silver, yogurt, sweets and Mithila Paintings arrives from the brides home.

Holi, festival of colors, being celebrated today

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016

KATHMANDU, March 22: Fagu Poornima or the festival of colors is being celebrated with much fanfare in hilly areas, including the capital city, on Tyesday, while Wednesday in Terai region. The Fagu Poornima celebration begins with a Holika dahan or making a …

Janai Purnima celebrated across nation today

Posted on: Thursday, Aug 2, 2012

Janai Purnima is being marked with great relish all over the nation on Thursday. Ekantipur News

Holi being celebrated in Terai districtsHimalayan TimesGAUR: Holi celebrations are underway among the Madhesi community in various Terai districts. Holi is also known as the festival of friendship and unity here. People in Terai celebrate Holi the next day of Fagu Purnima. Women of the Madesh community … madhesi OR mithila OR maithili OR janakpur […]

About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.
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