Yomari punhi is a food-based festival where yomari refers to a portion of traditional Newari food and punhi means full moon day. This festival is celebrated for the success of harvesting grains. That’s why it is also called dhanya Purnima. There the diety of grains, Annapurna is worshipped. This festival is a kind of feast where yomari is crowned as the main dish. The dish, Yomari is a delicious steamed dish filled with chaku, chocolate-like food or khuwa within the confection of rice flour. This festival basically falls in December, of course on the full moon day.
- Mar 19
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