This Khururi (kukri) is the second largest knife used for sacrificial ceremonies especially for goats and buffalos . During the Nepali festival; Dashai, which falls mainly in the month of October, a large number of goats are sacrificed to celebrate the event on a special day called "Mar" (Sacrifice). It is customary for families to purchase a goat locally and sacrifice after the necessary ceremonies are done. The normal length of the blade is 18" and with handle it is approx. 25" long. On special order the scabbard can be made of wood with Brass or Aluminium handle. The normal knife has a wooden handle with leather (buffalo hide) scabbard. It weighs approx. 1500-2000 grams .
Except the secrificalPurpose; this khukuri is also very usefull to cut the timber wood and bush. As it has a huge blade and massive edge it can cover the long surface of the wood and bush to make the task easy and less time consuming.