Order of Ojaswi Rajanya

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Order of Ojaswi Rajanya
Awarded by King of Nepal
Country Nepal
Type Order
Eligibility Members of the Nepalese and foreign royal families.[1]
Status discontinued
Established 14 May 1934
First awarded 1934
Last awarded 2004
Next (higher) Mahendra Chain
Equivalent Nepal Pratap Bhaskara
Next (lower) Tribhuvan Prajatantra Shripada
Ribbon bar of the order

The Most Glorious Order of the Ojaswi Rajanya (Nepali: Ojaswi Rajanyako Manapadvi) was an order of knighthood of Nepal. It was given to foreign heads of state, foreign or Nepalese monarchs.[1]


The order was instituted on 14 May 1934 by King Tribhuhvan Bir Bikram Shah Dev. It was the highest order of Nepal until Nepal Pratap Bhaskara was instituted in 1966.[1]


The ribbon of the order is light yellow with narrow white edge stripes. It has a badge worn on the chest and a badge on the sash ribbon.[1]


The Order of Ojaswi Rajanya has one grade: Member. The order consists of the Sovereign (Parama-Ojaswi-Rajanya), Grand Master (Ati-Ojaswi-Rajanya), and ordinary members (Ojaswi-Rajanya). Conferred on members of the Nepalese and foreign royal families and foreign heads of state.[1]


External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e Buyers, Christopher (2008). Royal Ark "Nepal - Orders and Decorations" Check |url= value (help). Royal Ark website. Christopher Buyers. Retrieved 24 June 2012.