New Nepali Dashain tihar Song ‘Sahu Le Talab Diyana’
Dashain Bijaya Dashami is a fifteen day long national festival of Nepal, It is the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Bikram Sambat annual calendar, celebrated by Nepalese people, along with their diaspora throughout the globe. It is the longest and most anticipated festival in Nepal, Bhutan, Burma and North Indian hills. People return from all parts of the world, as well as different parts of the country, to celebrate together. All government offices, educational institutions and other offices remain closed during the festival period.The festival falls in September or October, starting from the shukla paksha 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.
Among the Newars of the Kathmandu Valley, Dashain or traditionally called Mwohni and among Madhesis of Madhesh, it is called Durga Puja or Bijaya Dashami celebrated as the most important Nepalese festival of the calendar year. It is celebrated with only slight differences and interpretations, where each nine days Navaratri leading up to the 10th day called ‘Dashami’ carry special importance. The goddess Durga and her various manifestations are especially worshiped by Hindu Newars throughout the Shaktipeeths of Kathmandu Valley. Wikipedia.