Mha puja is a newari tradition and Jajanka is an important part of the occasion. Make this maha puja special with jajanka from Nepal.
Jajanka is a cotton white thread worn around neck. The thread is ultimately bound to colorful cloth and circled so that there is no end. The round thread is about 2 feet in diameter. The Jajanka reminds one to be patient and of personal limits. It is like a boundary that one has to keep to help maintain respect and trust.
Mha Pujā (म्हपुजा) is a important annual ritual for Newar community in Nepal. While the ritual is of Nearis the occasion is very powerful and appreciated by many. This is the only occasion where you celebrate yourself as a being. It is to purify and empower the soul as part of New Year celebrations. It is performed on New Year’s Day of Nepal Sambat, the national lunar calendar of Nepal, which occurs during the Swanti festival.
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