Yomari Punhi

Yomari Punhi (योमरी पून्ही) is a Newari festival celebrated on the full moon day/night (पूर्णिमा) of Marga Shuklapakshya (मार्गशीर्ष शुक्लपक्ष). It generally happens in Mangshir month of BS calendar or say December month. Below snaps are taken while making of Yomari at home. Sorry for poor light and focus.

stuffing-khuwa-in-yomari
stuffing-khuwa-in-yomari

chaku-for-yomari
chaku-for-yomari

yomari-ready-to-steam

khuwa-yomari
khuwa-yomari
god-goddesses-ofyomari-punhi
god-goddesses-ofyomari-punhi

Part of below song is sung on Yomari Punhi eve

The song group of kids sing asking for Yomari in their neighborhood.
त्यछिं त्य वकछीं त्य लातापाता कुलेचाँ जुछिंत्य ।
योमरी च्वामु उकी दुने हाकु ब्युसा माकु मब्युसा ।।
फाकु ब्युसा ल्यासे मब्युस बुढी कुटी ।

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