Everyone saying about Nepal is the beautiful garden of all kind of flowers and open museum. We have many cases, culture, and religions. So, Nepal is rich in cultural diversity. People live in the Himalayas, Hilly and the Tarai regions from east to west. They celebrate many different festivals. Festivals in Nepal begin with something religious and moves with blessing spirit into a pleasant family. Nepalese religion has been influenced and has always been the core of Nepali culture. Some of the major festivals of Nepal are Dashain, Tihar, Maghe Sankranti, Lhosar, Maha Shivaratri, Fagu Poornima (Holi), Buddha Jayanti and Teej.
Dashain Festival is known as the most important festival among the Hindu people in Nepal. It is celebrated in the month of October and November. During this festival, they worship Durga and take Tika as a holy Prasad. During the Dashain festival, all the relatives get together and take the blessing from senior-citizens. It is also known as a festival of the joyful moment with lots of happiness. Well in this festival children have more craze to buy new clothes, visits the relative's houses, kite flying, and village swings are the highlights of Dashain.
Tihar Festival is the second main festival of Nepal. It is held in the month of November. It is the festival of lights, colorful decorations, fancy sweets, and juicy fruits. Tihar is the festivals of 5 days, whereas first and second day is the day of bird crow and dog puja, third and fourth day is Goddess Laxmi and Govardhan puja. And the fifth day is known as Bhai-tika, where we exchange the tika between brothers and sisters. So, is also known as Bhai Tika in Nepal. In the day of Bhai Tika sisters and brothers get together and accept tika from each other. This day is called brother’s day. Brother and sister honor each other on this day, and every sister is praying for a long and prosperous life for her brothers to the god and goddess.
Maghe Sankranti Festival is the festival which in the month of Magh (January and February) the sun enters the southern hemisphere, and the days begin to grow longer and warmer. Lord Vishnu god is thanked for his efforts. Hindus people take an early morning bath in Holy River wherever they are, visit the temple of god Vishnu, and present flowers, incense, and food to him. They read the Bhagwad-Gita, it is also known as the song of the Gods.
Lhosar Festival Nepal is a small country but there is a lot of different community of peoples are used to leave together in fact, they are celebrating their own festival on their own costumes. Similarly, the festival of Tamang, Magar, Gurung and other Himalayan communities of Nepal. It is celebrated on the month of December, February, and March. There are three types of Lhosar festival Tamu Lhosar, Soman Lhosar and Galpo Lhosar. As part of the festivities, Buddhist community’s people hold prayer meetings at monastery and stupas, which are specially decorated for the Lhosar events. People decorated homes with beautiful colors, relatives and friends exchange greeting from each other. Lhosar is a festival of occasion for people to come together for singing and dancing, dressing up for many days. Cultural performances are also held during the Lhosar festival.
Maha Shivaratri Festival is one of the most important festivals of the Hindus religion, which is held in the month of March. Maha Shivaratri is the great birth-Day of Shiva. On the day, early in the morning, Shiva temples are flocked by devotees. Shiva devotees observe fast throughout the day and night. On this day, they perform various rituals by doing Rudra Abhishek and milk over the Shiva statue.
Fagu Poornima (Holi) Festival The festival of the colorful moment. It is celebrated in the month of March. It celebrates the death of the devil Holika. The reincarnation of Kali Kill the Devil HOLIKA and people are happy with it. During the festival especially, the children share the handful of colored powder at each other and make it the pleasure. In Terai region, they celebrate it the next day when people of Kathmandu valley celebrate it. During the day children’s are more excited to play with their family, friends and senior citizens as well.
Buddha Jayanti Festival is a special occasion for both Hindu and Buddhists. They celebrate as the date of Birth of Siddhartha Gautama Buddha. His birthplace is in Lumbini, Kapilvasthu district of Nepal. Which is in the Terai region of Nepal. All the Buddhists, as well as pilgrims for abroad, honor the Buddha was born on this day, most particularly at the great stupas. Activity at the main Buddhist stupas are shrines begins at Swayambhunath, Lumbini, Nomobouddha and Boudhanath are some famous sites to worship during the day of Buddha Jayanti in Nepal.
Teej Festival is the Hindu festival of Nepalese womanhood. It is held in the month of August/September. Dancing, singing flock song, and Everywomen are wairing sari of red color which dominates the day of the TEEJ festival in Nepal. The day recalls the heavenly occasion when Parvati, daughter of the Himalaya, won the hand of Lord Shiva after long meditation and fasting. On the first day of Teej her mother sends her gift, food and sarees to their daughter’s houses, and groups of woman’s gather together to feast. Similarly, Every woman worships with Shiva (goad) to make happy and productive long life for the husbands.
Similarly, these are the common festival of Nepal which celebrates in Nepalese society. During the festival time, all the Nepalese people share their beautiful moment with their entire family members and relatives with lots of fun and happiness.
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