Festival

Yomari Punhi

Yomari is a type of Newari food, and Punhi means full moon. Yamari Punhi is a festival celebrated in full moon day by making, eating and distributing yamari. This festival is very popular in Kathmandu valley. Yomari means tasty bread. Yomari punhi is a Newari festival marking the end of the rice harvest.

When is Yomari Puhni celebrated

It is observed in full moon day of December. This year it falls on December.  Under Hindu Lunar Calendar it falls on Marga Sukla Purnima every year. This day is also the birthday of Guru Dattatraya.