" Mission for Social integrity & saving Culture" 

KIRAT RAI YAYOKKHA JAPAN, TOKYO   is a social organization of the Rai people, an indigenous ethnic group of Nepal that has been established in 2013 (2069 B.S.) in Japan with a chairmanship of Mr. Sukra Rai. The word "Kirat" describes the ancient tribes of Nepal, while "Rai" is the name of one of the Kirat ethnic groups. Rai are the native or indigenous people of east Nepal.The mission of Kirat Rai Yayokkha Japan, Tokyo is to maintain social integrity and acquire equality and justice by protecting, preserving and promoting distinct social and cultural identity and linguistic diversity of Kirat Rai.

Kirat Rai Yayokkha Japan, Tokyo is a non-profit, non-political and non-governmental organization and it is one of the branch based in Japan and has been supporting the People of the immigrant kirat community in various fields including social work, cultural programs,consulation etc. for the past one decade and also moving forward by co-ordinating with various non-profit and governmental organization based in Japan. We promise to continue such remarkable activities with good motive and inspiration in upcoming days.

Message from KRY Japan, Tokyo Founder

I want to extend a greetings to all of the Kirat Rai community's elders, friends, and brothers and sisters in Japan.

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“ This video gives you an immersive experience that will leave you inspired and enlightened about the Kirat Rai Yayokkha Community in Japan.”


  •  2023/05/11 08:30

Prithvi Narayan Shah, insatiable in his desire for fresh conquests, sent an army towards the east, in order to invade the country of the Kirantis, even menacing Sikkim.


  •  2023/03/02 00:00

The Kiratas colonized the valley of eastern Nepal, North Videya, in sub Himalayan region after having conquered it and set up a dynastic rule in pre-Christian era in succession to the Abhiras, and ruled for about 29 generations from 400 B.C to 700 A.D. Their first Chieften (king) was Yalamber (Yalambara, Yellung or Yalambhang ) and their Kingdom extended from river Trisuli in the west to the river Tista in the east.


  •  2023/01/18 00:00

There are different festivals in Kirat religion. They are namely chawamang, mangpuja, chhonglak, maghe sakranti (New Year), udhauli puja (sakela), ubhauli puja (sakela) and sime bhume puja.


  •  2022/09/20 13:00

A typical Rai house is built with wooden planks/logs, half walled and having open space in the front. Earlier they used to have thatched roof which has largely been replaced by the tin roof in recent years.


  •  2022/08/07 09:40

Sakela is the cultural dance and festival of Kirat Rai. Dancing Sakela, the Suptums are prayed to save the crops. Sakela starts when the Nakshong (a Rai priest) offers Raksi (liquor made from fermented rice) from Chindo sprinkling around the Sakela Thaan (place where Sakela is established).

“ We live in a society where Culture Defines us ”

Advisory Group 2022/23

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Board of Director

KRY Japan, Tokyo Executive Director delivering excellence in service.

Board Member 2019/20

Support KRY Tokyo's mission in Japan and beyond in FY 2019/20.

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You can contact us by email: yayokkha.japan@gmail.com or representatives contact No:+ 81-80-7832-8848/080-5889-6915
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Kirat Rai Yayokkha Japan, Tokyo is a non-profit, non-political and non-governmental organization supporting the People of the immigrant kirat community of Japan in various fields including social work, cultural programs,consulation etc.
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