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दैनिक भास्कर Mithila Festival 12 in Harmu Ground – www.bhaskar.comदैनिक भास्करझारखंड मिथिला मंच की ओर से मिथिला महोत्सव 12 ,13 और 14 अप्रैल को होगा। कार्यक्रम हरमू मैदान में होगा।मिथिला महोत्सव में धूम मचाएंगी मैथिली ठाकुर …Inext Liveसभी ४ समाचार लेख »

Revellers let loose during Holi festival in Tarai

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

The Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) activists did not observe Holi in protest of the incident. Meanwhile, 40 SLMM supporters shaved their head en masse in Rajbiraj, the district headquarters of Saptari. Youths celebrate Holi at Taulihawa in …

The Madhesi community this festival is celebrated as a start of a new year which is called Yele Dhung. Festive foods like sesame laddoo, ghee, yam, Chaku and sweet potatoes are distributed to relatives and friends. The mother of each household wishes good …

Nepal also shares the Terai Arc Landscape with India, one of the most biologically important areas on earth and is home to tigers, rhinos, elephants and Gangetic dolphins.

The Chhath festival celebrated in the Mithila culture in Tarai started to spread to Kathmandu and other hilly regions after 1989. The devotees prepare, offer and distribute special delicacies like Thekuwa and Bhusana during the festival. The festival …

The festivities are dedicated to Hindu God Sun and Chhathi Maiya (Vedic Goddess). It is celebrated mostly in Bihar and some other Northern states of India and madhesi state of Nepal. Chhath pooja is observed to thank Hindu god Sun that gives energy to …

The four day Chhath puja began on Friday, November 5, 2016 and Kharna celebrated on Saturday. Originally celebrated mostly in northern Bihar and Nepal’s Mithila region, now many Indian states like Jharkhand, Bihar, eastern UP, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh …

On this festival, people follow a rigorous schedule of four days. The rituals consist of various things like fasting (not even drinking water), holy bathing, offering prayers at the time of sun rise and sun set, and meditate in water for long hours. Share …

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Posted on: Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016

or Mithila, painting. Journey to 16th-century India with a story of Hindu temple dancers brought to life by a unique blend of classical ‘kathak’ dance and the written word. Inspired by the storytelling art of northern India, author Anjali Mitter Duva …

Chhath: ancient worship of the sun festival

Posted on: Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016

Rituals include, bathing, fasting, prayer and giving offerings to the sun god. While Chhath is mainly celebrated in the Terai (southern) region of Nepal and northern India you can witness it wherever there is a large number of its followers. The largest …

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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.