Tohte festival being celebrated in Pokhara Reporter
Aug 15, 2023

Pokhara: Tohte festival is being celebrated in Pokhara with pomp.

Photos: Suraj Hazare Dahal

It is customary for Gurung communities  to celebrate this festival on the last Tuesday of Shrawan and Chaitra of Nepali month. Today is last Tuesday of Shrawan.

According to Gurung language ‘Toh’ means village/settlement and ‘Te’ means to chase enemy.

It is believed that by celebrating this festival, evils will be eliminated, natural disasters will be reduced, crops will be better, and happiness will be achieved.