Tiharai Aayo

9 November,Kag Tihar: Dipawali kicks off with a puja for the bird of good tidings.

10 November, Kukur Tihar: A puja for man’s best friend.

11 November, Gai Tihar: Worship Laxmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity, by paying your respects to the cow. 

12 November, Mha Puja: Newars worship themselves in Kathmandu, and elsewhere people pay homage to Gobhardhan, an avatar of Lord Krishna.

12 November, Nhudaya Bhintuna: Welcome the year 1136 in the Newari Calendar.

13 November, Bhai Tika: Sisters worship their brothers to protect them from Yama, the harbinger of death. 17 November, Chhath:

Celebrated by the people of the Maithili-speaking region of Nepal and India, Chhath lasts for four days. On the third day, people worship the setting sun at Rani Pokhari in Kathmandu and on the banks of rivers or lakes in the Tarai.

Farmers’ market, The biggest gathering of local producers in the Valley selling organic produce, dairy products, artisanal bread and pastries and home-made goodies. 8am to 1pm, Le Sherpa, Lajimpat, every Saturday, (01)4006587, 9802028777

Flash mob, A worldwide Freeze mob/Flash mob in honor of World Kindness Day organised by Life Vest Inside (LVI). 8 November, location and time to be announced Register:

Soongava Screening, VOW Media brings the much-debated ‘Soongava’ to Kathmandu, collaborating with Mitini Nepal. 10 November, 3 to 6 pm Ghar Bar Restaurant, Kathmandu

Shakti, Celebrated artist Kiran Manandhar’s fourth solo exhibition explores the mortal power and divine energy manifested in the female form. Until 10 November, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babarmahal

Kathmandu MTB Fest, The ultimate cycling fest with prizes up to Rs 800,000 – both cross-country and downhill. Register: 20 to 22 November, Hattiban

Look Back in Anger, John Osborne’s play, directed by Shankar Rijal, portrays the disillusionment among youth in the 1950s/ 5.15 to 7pm, 20 November to 2 December Mandala theatre, Anamnagar

Climate March, Powershift Nepal is organising a climate march in Nepal, as part of a global effort to push negotiators for climate plans towards Paris summit. 29 November, 2pm Register:

Photo Kathmandu, Don't miss out on the first edition of this photography festival and its exhibitions, workshops and talks. 3 to 9 November, Patan

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