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The mission of NPPA is to promote communication and dialogue among dedicated and concerned people in the Americas and Nepal to preserve and promote the cultural heritage, the tradition and the customs of the Newa people of Nepal.


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Welcome to Nepa Pasa Pucha Amerikaye (NPPA)
A Tax Exempt, 501(c) (3) Non-Profit Organization
ss NPPA’s 25th Anniversary Bhintuna and 1137 Nepal Sambat
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With Special Performance by the famous duo MaHa Jodi (Mr. Madan Krishna Shrestha and Mr. Hari Bamsha Acharya) 

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PRESS RELEASE: NPPA ANNUAL SUMMER PICNIC/SA PARU – 2016 ss
 

Nepa Pasa Pucha Amerikaye (NPPA) held its annual summer picnic on Saturday, August 20, 2016, at Wheaton Regional Park, Silver Spring, Maryland. Coinciding with the summer picnic, NPPA observed first-ever Sa Paru (Gai Jatra in Nepali, Cow Festival in English) in the USA, which was one of the main attractions.

 

Sa Paru literally means cow festival and it is one of the unique festivals celebrated mostly by Newars

(but not limited to) in Nepal. This festival is observed on the first lunar day of Gunlathwa Bhadra (August/ September) month. This festival commenced in the medieval era as tantric ritual to pay homage to Yamaraj, the lord of death in Hinduism. However, in the current era, Sa Paru is observed in memory of and to celebrate the life of the departed family member.

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Our Mission ss

The mission of NPPA is to promote communication and dialogue among dedicated and concerned people in the Americas and Nepal to preserve and promote the cultural heritage, the tradition and the customs of the Newa people of Nepal.

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PRESS RELEASE: NPPA 8th IHI CEREMONY ss

 NPPA successfully celebrated its eighth IHI ceremony on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Washington Kali Temple, Burtonsville, Maryland. IHI is the most inevitable ritual in Newah Society to retreat Newah girls of ages between 5 and 11 years. NPPA organizes IHI program every year to accommodate the growing demand of the community. 15 girls from five different states participated in this year’s IHI ceremony.

 

 

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President's Message ss

Jojolapa!


I would like to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to all of you for your support and confidence in me and my new Executive committee. I am thrilled to have this opportunity to serve as your President of NPPA in this most challenging and changing world.  NPPA has been recognized as one of the most prestigious organization in the United States of America due to its dynamic roles of preserving Newah cultural heritage. Considering this fact, the other executive committee members which include First Vice President Mr. Raju Joshee, Second Vice President Mr. Buddha Maharjan, General Secretary Mr. Manohar Shrestha, and Treasurer Ms. Sarita Dongol have joined me with new energy to integrate and execute NPPA's organizational goals and activities. At the same time Mrs. Shanti Shrestha joined Executive Committee as Event Planning Coordinator, Mr. Prabin Tamrakar as Dabu Publications Coordinator, Ms. Sunita Amatya as Culture Program Coordinator, and Mrs. Magan Shrestha as Membership and Fund Raising Coordinator. 

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