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Jankwa (or Janko) is a Newar ritual[1] to commemorate the young, elderly and infants in the community.[2][3]

Types of Jankwa[edit]

There are two types of jankwa:[4]

  • Macha jankwa, celebrated once
  • Jyah Jankwa (Bhim Ratharohan) which can be celebrated up to 5 times.