Matya Celebration in Patan | Newari Festival      

Matya, the festival of lights is tomorrow! ‘Tis a unique Buddhist festival celebrated in Patan, a day after Gai Jatra. The festival is known for taking out processions in many Buddhist temples and stupas in Patan. This day-long parade around the historical city starts at Continue Reading

Rato Machhindranath Jatra in Patan | Newari Festival

One of the many exciting festivals in Lalitpur is Rato Machhindranath Jatra. It is a Newari festival celebrated by thousands of Newari societies in the locality. The festival includes two sacred chariots being pulled around the Patan area. The chariots are pulled by hundreds of Continue Reading