Newar Culture

The Burning of Evil – Ghanta Karna Festival

The Ghanta Karna festival is one of the few consistently positive events for indigenous Newars to assert a more positive view of themselves, both traditionally and for recognition as a distinct culture in a global context.

Khwapa – Newari tradition of Masks

Newari culture would be a tad bit different, were it not for the masked dances. The complexity, richness and multi-layered aspects of Newari culture are revealed through

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