Sikali Jatra lights up Khokana

sikali jatra khokanaAt a time the Dashain festival has gripped the country, local residents of Khokana, a rural village located around 10 km on the outskirts of Kathmandu Valley, are busy celebrating a five-day long Sikali Jatra.

The Jatra, also celebrated as an alternative to Dashain by the traditional Newari community in Khokana from the day of Ghatasthapana (the first day of the 10-day Dashain), will be concluded on Friday, also observed as Fulpati by the Hindus. Continue Reading →

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