What’s Happening in Nepal?

By Richa P

Photo credit: CNN
Photo credit: CNN

In less than one month, I, along with my family and few friends will be going to Nepal to celebrate my marriage to Chris (three years after we tied the knot). Back in 2012, I was set to marry him, again in Nepal, but my grandfather unexpectedly passed away so we had to cancel. In our culture after a close family member dies, one can’t participate in any religious ceremonies for a time period (this depends on your relationship to the deceased). Since my grandfather passed away, my parents and paternal relatives wouldn’t be able to participate in the wedding ceremony. Chris and I finally decided to throw our reception this year, we bought our tickets in late January.

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