Yomari Punhi, Jyapu Day markedThe festival signifies the advent of winter and is observed on the full moon day of December every year and also marks the post harvest period.
The Yomari Punhi or Yomari Poornima, Dhanya Poornima was observed across the country on Thursday.
The Yomari Poornima is a festival observed by the Newa community and is believed to have started 400 years ago.
The day which signifies the advent of winter and is observed on the full moon day of December every year also marks the post-harvest period.
A sweet delicacy named Yomari, made up of rice flour and jaggery and sesame seeds fillings is the major food item savoured on this day.
The day is also observed as Jyapu Day.
Here are some photos by Post’s photographer Sanjog Manandhar.