Tihar is a religious Nepali festival which is celebrated for five days. Tihar comes soon after Dashain
. Tihar is known as Swanti in Newar region of Nepal. Tihar and Swanti are regional variations of Hindu festival Diwali
which is also celebrated for five days. Tihar is celebrated for 5 days.
In Newar region, Tihar is celebrated as Swanti. Swanti is five days festival of Nepal which is one of the year's greatest celebrations of the Newar.