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Attending a Hindu Wedding Puja in Nepal – Rife with Tradition and Ritual

In Nepali culture, special ceremonies called pujas are held to give a name to a newly born child, for the child’s first haircut, a person’s 84th birthday, and for the passing of a relative. Last year I was invited to attend a puja to memorialize the death of a beloved aunt of my…

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