Mar 242014

The Nwaran, a traditional ceremony held on the 11th day of the birth of a new born child, of the daughter of Suntali and Dhurmus was held. Here are a few photos of the ceremony.

durumus sitaram kattel daughter nwarani suntali

Photo: Sitaram Kattel receives auspicious flower from the priest while he holds his daughter on his lap.

In Nwaran, a priest perform ritual and assign a name to the child. Although the name assigned on the Nwaran isn’t usually the formal name, it is used in astrological analysis of the child. The first letter of the name is assigned based on the position of the celestial bodies.

durumus sitaram kattel daughter nwaran

durumus suntali sitaram kattel daughter nwaran

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