Uttarakhand Stories

Kumaoni

Uttarakhand is separated in two division Kumaon and Garhwal. The people who primarily live in Kumaon region are known as Kumaoni. They have their unique culture and tradition. The Kumaoni dialect is very famous in Uttarakhand which is spoken by the people of Kumaon. The districts which come under the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand are Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Pithoragarh, Nainital and Udham Singh Nagar.

Kumaoni Nath Designs

Kumaoni Nath Designs

Kumaoni Nath or Nathuli is a gigantic piece of jewellery that is crafted in gold and worn in the left nostril. This gorgeous mammoth size...
Bhitauli- A heartwarming tradition devoted to Uttarakhand Women

Bhitauli- A heartwarming tradition devoted to Uttarakhand Women

The culturally grandiose, Kumaon region of Uttarakhand celebrates many distinctive festivals that are famous in this zone, to name a few there is ‘Bhitauli’ which...
20 Famous Garhwali and Kumaoni Recipes of Uttarakhand

20 Famous Garhwali and Kumaoni Recipes of Uttarakhand

Whenever we talk about the traditional food of Uttarakhand there comes a mixed reaction of people, those who already know its taste since childhood and...
Ghughuti ‘The Mouth-Watering Festival of Kumaon’

Ghughuti ‘The Mouth-Watering Festival of Kumaon’

Makar Sankranti or Ghughuti festival named after the bird cuckoo is celebrated with great gusto in the entire Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. This joyful festival...
Phooldei Festival of Uttarakhand- A colourful festival of Flowers

Phooldei Festival of Uttarakhand- A colourful festival of Flowers

Arriving in the month of March, the Phool Sankranti festival popularly known as the Phooldei festival is celebrated to welcome the onset of Spring season....
You will forget Bollywood songs after listening to these Pahari Songs fusion

You will forget Bollywood songs after listening to these Pahari Songs fusion

Uttarakhand is famous for its culture and traditions which are followed by the Pahari people with zest. The traditional songs are famous for their mellifluous...
Popular folk songs of Kumaon ki Holi – A lyrical ballad to savour

Popular folk songs of Kumaon ki Holi – A lyrical ballad to savour

Holi is an auspicious festival of India known for its colorful watery ambiance. In the starting of spring(Phalgun) and brings happiness for all. People have...
Harela: An eco-friendly festival of Kumaon

Harela: An eco-friendly festival of Kumaon

Harela, one of the auspicious festivals of Kumaon is celebrated for welcoming the rainy season, new harvest and to commemorate the wedding anniversary of Lord Shiva....
Manorama Joshi: Changing Many Lives

Manorama Joshi: Changing Many Lives

Her differently-abled students participated in Special Olympics held in China in 2007 and Greece in 2011. She has Changed lives of over 50 children by...
Kumaon ki Holi

Kumaon ki Holi

The uniqueness of the Kumaoni Holi lies in its being a musical affair in the form of Baithki Holi, Khari Holi and the Mahila Holi....
Funny Video on Silly Facts About Kumaoni People

Funny Video on Silly Facts About Kumaoni People

This is a funny video created by Suman Malekani on few silly facts about Kumaoni People. This includes calling mother (Iza) for various reasons, About...