Bhaktapur city

Sithi Nakha

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Sithi Nakha

Picture Credit: Wonders of Nepal Sithi Nakha is celebrated by the Newa community on the sixth day of the waxing moon of Jestha (May/June) in the Bikram Sambat calendar. In Sanskrit, the word ‘Sithi’ originates from the words ‘Shashthi’, which means sixth, and ‘Nakha’, which means festival. “Dugu Puja” is also performed on the day […]

Bhaktapur city

History of Bhaktapur City

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Bhaktapur was founded by King Ananda Malla in the 12th century. Bhaktapur was the capital city of the Mallas. The Malla Kingdom was in rule until the 15th century. Bhaktapur was an independent kingdom from the 12th century until the 18th century. Some of the Mallas kings that rules on Bhaktapur were Jitamitra Malla, Bhupatindra […]