The festival of lights is also translated as Deepavali or Hanukkah. The Nepal Light Festival is commonly called Tihar. The festival lasts for five days and is held every year on the 15th full moon day in the eighth month of the Hindu calendar (Scorpio Palace) (that is, late October or early November in the Gregorian calendar), and officially starts on August 15th of each year.
This festival Nepali Tihar 2021 is celebrated by Hinduism, Jainism and Sikhism to "drive away the darkness with light and defeat evil with goodness". Later, the Lantern Festival was also regarded as a celebration of "inner light", and some Buddhist believers also celebrated this festival.
On the eve of the Festival, the husband will buy gold and silver jewelry for his wife. After the festival began, in order to show respect to the gods, people cleaned the rooms and painted them. People wear new clothes and are determined to start a new life. Merchants stopped using their old books and started using new ones. At night, every home and store lights up various lights, and fireworks fill the sky. Friends and family get together and exchange gifts. During the festival, relatives and friends will also give each other holiday candy called "Buffy". The best thing is that people will hang beautiful marigolds on the door of their homes, companies, and shops.