About MakarMela

Makar Mela is the biggest mela of Nepal, celebrated once a 12 years. It was celebrated in month of Magh 2066 B.S (Jan 15, 2010 - Feb 12, 2010). This mela is celebrated once a 12 year according to solar system of calendar when sun enters from KUMBHA to MAKAR rashi. More »

Posted in News on February 10, 2010

Disposed King Gyanendra breaks centuries-old taboo ...

Nepal’s deposed king Gyanendra for the first time took a holy dip in the Triveni river, breaking a centuries-old taboo by taking part in a religious function as a commoner in an area forbidden for the family. Nearly two years after he became a commoner, Gyanendra yesterday took part in the ongoing Makar Mela in P ... Continue Reading

Posted in Events, News on February 2, 2010

Live Performance by Sukarma Band Today

Instrumental Band SUKARMA is performing live at Panauti Dabali on 2nd Feb. 2010 (19 Magh 2066 B.S). This program is being organized by Panauti JamGhat Boys on the occassion of Makar Mela. Live concert start from 4pm. Interesting there’s already Facebook event created for this event. You can RSVP this. Don’ ... Continue Reading

Posted in News on January 30, 2010

Another Busy day at Makar Mela Panauti

Again today was busiest day at Makar Mela. Panauti witnessed similar event last saturday where a record number of visitors attended. The two reason for being too crowded was Public holiday and Full Moon day. There was not even walking way for pilgrims and visitors, a 40 year woman, Sushila Pandey told MakarMela.com. V ... Continue Reading

Posted in News on January 29, 2010

निषेधित क्षेत्रमा ...

मकरमेलालाई लक्षित गरी मेलाअवधिभर जिल्ला प्रशासन कार्यालय काभ्रेपलाञ्चोकले पनौती क्षेत्रलाई मदिरा निषेधित क्षेत्र घो ... Continue Reading

Posted in News on January 27, 2010

दर्शनार्थीसँग गैर ...

१२ वर्षे मकरमेलामा यहाँ आएका दर्शनार्थीसँग गैरकानुनी रूपमा रकम असुल गरिएको छ । पनौती नगरपालिकाको अनुमतिमा भन्दै क्लब, प ... Continue Reading

Posted in News on January 23, 2010

10 lakhs Pilgrims attends Makar mela

9th day of Makar mela witnessed 10 lakhs pilgrims at Panauti. The flow of visitors started from early morning 12am according to Shiva Prasad Jangam, the pujari of Indreshowr temple. Traffic was affected because of this and there was jams all around starting from Banepa. Pilgrims had to cover 6km distance to Panuati on ... Continue Reading

Posted in News on January 19, 2010

Swasthani Barta Katha

Swasthani Barta starts from full moon day of January and ends in next full moon day of February each year. Every morning every hindu recites Swasthani Barta Katha for a calendar month. It has great importance in Hindu religion; It is believed that goddess Parvati worshiped goddess Swasthani to get Lord Shiva as her hus ... Continue Reading

Posted in News on January 15, 2010

Prez Yadav observes Makar Mela

President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav on today observed the Makar Mela, held in every 12 years at Tribenighat in Panauti, Kavre district. The President offered his prayers to the different gods and goddesses at the festival site on the first day of the month-long festival today. After the worship at the Brahnayani temple, Pre ... Continue Reading

Posted in Events, News on January 14, 2010

Free Health Camp during Makar Mela

हिजोबाट सुरु भएको १२ वर्षो मकर मेलामा आउने भक्तजनको स्वास्थ्यलाई ख्याल गदैँ विभिन्न स्वास्थ्य संघसंस्थाहरुले निःशुल् ... Continue Reading

Posted in Events, News on September 29, 2009

Tree Plantation Programme

On the occasion of Makar Mela B.S. 2066 (AD 2009), Nepal Heritage Society with collaboration with Panuati Tourism Development Committee and Panuati Forest Users Committee organized a tree plantation programme on 15th August 2009, Saturday at Gorakhnath Forest, Triveni Ghat, Panuati, Kavre District. Alliance for Respons ... Continue Reading

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