Sakimana Punhi


Every year on Sakimana Punhi’s full moon night,farmers are offering their harvest with reverence and gratitude to Mother Earth.By playing traditional instruments such as Naubaja and all,the Newar community observes the day by creating figures of deities with fried grains and singing religious hymns.Often known as Dipawali, Sakimana Punhi is celebrated by gods and goddesses.

As can see various temple figures and gods decorated with fried grains during the celebration of Sakimana Punhi in different locations in Newar.