1. Sakela in NY 2014
  2. Sakela in NE 2014
  3. Items used in the Sakela ritual
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We want to preserve the indigenous Kirat Rai culture through practice and promotion.
Sakela
Sakela is an annual festival celebrated by Kirat Rai people all over the world. It is a celebration of life, and nature. It is celebrated with dances that reflect the relationship between human life and nature. This festival is celebrated twice a year as ​​​​​​Ubhauli (Going up) and Udhauli (Going down). Ubhauli marks the beginning of farming while Udhauli marks the harvest period.
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