Sonam Lhosar being celebrated today

Sonam Loshar

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: People from Tamang community are celebrating Sonam Lhosar with fanfare by extending greetings to one another and feasting on traditional cuisines today.

Sonam Lhosar is being celebrated on the first day of the new moon in the month of Magh in lunar calendar.

According to Manju Shree calender, Tamangs divide their year into 12 cycles, each is given a special name, before the name of animals, according to former chair of Bauddhanath Area Development Committee Sampurna Bahadur Lama.

It is stated that the Nepal Tamang Ghedung Association is organizing special programs in Tundikhel today to mark the festival. RSS