12th Group Kayeta Puja (Bratabhandha) Ceremony in Washington DC Metropolitan area

Dear NOA Friends, Family and Community Members, Jwojolappa!! Namaste!! Newah Organization of America (NOA) is pleased to announce that a Group Kayeta Puja (Bratabandha) Ceremony is being organized in Washington DC Metropolitan area on Saturday, July 13, 2024. Kayeta Puja is a unique and very important religious ceremony in the life of young men milestone, it is considered the spiritual ceremony at beginning of manhood. NOA have been organizing a different Newah’s religious, cultural and ritual events to serve and facilitate our increase number of communities in the United States. NOA sponsors and organizes this event to provide families with… Readmore

June 7th, 2024

12th NOA Yenya Punhi (Indra Jatra) Festival of Nepal, 2024

Major attractions of the Yenya Punhi event: Kumari: The “Kumari” is a living goddess, symbolized by a young girl before puberty who embodies divine feminine energy. This tradition is a cornerstone of Nepal’s cultural heritage, reflecting the fusion of ancient religious beliefs and cultural customs. The Kumari is deeply respected by Nepalese people, and her blessings are sought during significant religious and social occasions. Many believe that her blessings bring prosperity and safeguard against harm. Experience the blessings of the living goddess Kumari at the Yenya Punhi festival. Lakhey: The “Lakhey” is depicted as a terrifying, red-faced entity during the… Readmore

June 7th, 2024

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