Also known as the Festival of Colours, this ancient Hindu celebration is becoming increasingly popular all over the world as a secular festival commemorating community, life, and colour. Holi has always marked the coming of spring and the end of winter, as well... see full details
Maha Shivaratri is dedicated to Lord Shiva, celebrated in Nepal at the Pashupati Temple just outside Kathmandu. It is Nepal's biggest annual religious event, attracting an estimated one million pilgrims.
For around five days before the festival, devotees from all over the world... see full details