October in Nepal | Festivals

October 31, 2019

October in Nepal | Festivals

October is one of Nepal's busiest months for festivals. Communities from all over the country gather to celebrate a multitude of spiritual events including one of the largest Tihar, where people pay tribute to Hindu gods with celebratory days dedicated to the dog, the crow, the cow (in more rural areas), light and the unique bonds of family. 

Our ethos is about the sharing of and the preservation of Nepalese culture and festivals have a large part to play in the day-to-day lives of Nepalese people. When traveling through Nepal it's difficult to put your camera down, even on the most regular of days, during October it's even more difficult... Here are some of our captured moments, taken throughout the month.

Tihar Festival Women of the Newari Community play host to the celebrations

Tihar FestivalFestivities in the Newari Community

Tihar FestivalFestival preparations ahead of Tihar 

Tihar FestivalFestival dress for Bel Biwaha and the Devi dance in Kathmandu  

Tihar Festival  The Festival of Lights

Tihar FestivalCelebrations in Bhaktapur

Tihar Festival
Celebrations in Bhaktapur
Tihar Festival

Celebrations in Bhaktapur 

We're always collecting imagery and inspiration from our experiences in Nepal, and we don't plan on stopping any time soon. We want to share with you some of what inspires the decisions and journeys behind our collections, and we would like to see how others capture Nepal in their own unique ways , so share your experiences in the comment section below.


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