Dashain Nepali Festival Day 8 ‑ Maha Ashtami or Durga Ashtami

Event Name Dashain Nepali Festival Day 8 - Maha Ashtami or Durga Ashtami
Start Date 28th Sep 2017 12:00am
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Description

Dashain is the 15-day-long national festival of Nepal. It is the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese annual calendar, celebrated by Nepalese people throughout the globe. It is also celebrated by many Hindus elsewhere. It is the longest and most anticipated festival in Nepal. The festival falls in September or October, starting from the shukla paksha (bright lunar fortnight) of the month of Ashvin and ending on purnima, the full moon. Among the fifteen days on which it is celebrated, the most important days are the first, seventh, eighth, ninth and the tenth.

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