mountains; it is also the land of festivals. There are more than 50 festivals celebrated in Nepal every year. While the national festivals have fixed dates, religious festivals are set by astrologers following the lunar calendar. The best part about the festivals in Nepal is that all the events are celebrated...
During the month of Kartik in the Bikram Sambat calendar (late September and early October), the Nepalese people indulge in the biggest festival of the year, Dashain. Dashain is the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese annual calendar, celebrated by Nepalese of all caste...
Nepal, a small, mountainous country tucked between India and China, may seem completely foreign to many Americans. Cows walk down busy streets unharmed, 24 different languages are spoken, and people eat two meals of rice and lentils every day. Nepali holidays, many of which are related to the Hindu...
Dashain Festival of Nepal
Dashain is the biggest festival in Nepal. Dashain is celebrated by Nepalese people with great excitement. It is normally in the month of October but sometimes in late September. This festival is the longest and the most important of all festivals in Nepal. It...
Dashain is the greatest festival of Nepal Hindus. Like other festivals, it is also based on the lunar clendar and falls in the months of Aswin or Kartik. Dashain is observed for 15 days from the new moon day (Ghatasthapana) to the full moon day (Kojagrat Purnima). It is a festival of great...
The marvelous village of the Ghales lies in the west of Nepal. Ghale gaon, known for its culture , natural beauty and hospitality is an old village resided only by the Ghale tribe. The village is one of the famous places under domestic tourism. It is situated in the cold mountains of Lumjunj...
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10.1.1 New Yam Festival (Igbo in South-East, Nigeria)
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which includes all the events and festivals of Nepal with detail accuracy.
Nepal with each month having a special religious ritual assigned to it like Dashain, Tihar, Buddha jayanti, Holi, Marriage or wedding dates and many others with tithi's. This year dashain falls on asoj or ashwin.
September 30, 2012
It is festival time and Dashain is almost here. I want to eat good this festival season, and I want to start early. So I go to a shop to buy some goat meat. After all it is Dashain.
“Only Rs 1150 please”, shopkeeper tells me.
“Wait, I just want a little more than a kilo”, I...
Tihar is second biggest festival celebrated in Nepal.
This festival is also known as Diwali and Yamapanchak,
and is celebrated for five days being last three days more special.
Tihar is celebrated in the month of Kartik (October)
after about a fortnight from Dashain. It begins on
the day of...
(uncle and wife/ son and daughter)
b) R. C sah is a _______ (social worker/ teacher)
c) ‘Lhoshar’ festival is for _______. (Mohammeds/ sherpas)
d) We ______ a large number of festivals. (celebrate / important)
e) Arjun and Shivendra are _______ (enemies / neighbours).
2. Wtite ‘T’ for...
Water pollution is one of the biggest issues. The population increased, rapidly since 1990 in Nepal. However, the state of the drain is still not equipped well, so all waste from industries and households remain after they flow into the rivers. Most rivers are used for dumpsite instead. It caused not...
encourage me to prepare this studies report.
Gurung Community have their one special position in the caste structure of Nepal, the total population of Gurung is 543571 according to the census of 2001. Gurung mostly follows Buddhist tradition. The mid hills of Kaski, Gorkha...
known as Deepavali and the "festival of lights", is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. The festival preparations and rituals typically...
Dashain (Nepali: दशैं) or Badadashain (Nepali: बडादशैं) or Vijaya Dashami is the 15 days long national (religious) festival of Nepal, It is the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese annual calendar, celebrated by Nepalese people of all castes throughout the globe. It is not only...
TOURISM IN NEPAL
The biggest natural museum in the world is Nepal. Nepal is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and latitudinal variation. the elevation of the country ranges from 6m. above sea level to the highest point...
adventure sports like Everest Skydiving and mountain biking in Nepal’s mountains and hills as well as international film and drama festivals. In Oct 2008, 50,567 tourists visited Nepal, with the arrival of Indian tourists up by 14 percent, thus making the arrival highest in the last 8 years. The Maoist insurgency...
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nearly one billion followers of the Hindu Religion mainly in mainly in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Malaysia, Indonesia, Indian Ocean, Africa, Europe and North and South America (Hinduism, 2006).
The Hindu Religion has four main denominations...
The Struggle in Nepal
People in America always take for granted of what they have, including myself. What we as Americans don’t see is that there is another side of the country that lacks something that we don’t even think about or even appreciate, that something is our freedom to do whatever we...
Dashain (दशैं) is the 15-day national (religious) festival of Nepal, It is the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese annual calendar, celebrated by Nepalese Hindu of all castes throughout the globe. It is not only the longest festival of the country but is also the one which is...
suspicion that Bihar is also being used as a transit point by the small-arms, fake currency and drug dealers entering from Nepal and terrorists reportedly infiltrating through Nepal and Bangladesh.
During the 1970s, the Indian Green Revolution brought increased economic prosperity for the Sikh...
once month-long Dashain and Tihar holidays have been reduced to a few days each, while new additions have been made to include festivals celebrated by minority religious and cultural groups like the Christians, Muslims and Buddhists. Incorporating demands from various communities, Nepal has a slew of public...
A project of dashain festival
Submitted by:Saroj Giri
Submitted to:Laxman Bhatta
1.INTRODUCTION TO DASHAIN
Dashain or Badadashain or Vijaya Dashami is the 15 days long national (religious) festival of Nepal It is the longest...
come of age, and Sumo wrestlers wear yukata as their everyday clothes. People wear yukata in summer at the mature, which is the Japanese traditional festival. At the Japanese traditional tea ceremonies, it is proper to wear kimono. Secondly, moving our attention to Chinese traditional costume cheongsam...
Dashain-Tihar Project Work
Write 5 sentences about your father and 5 sentences about your mother.
Paste any five different leaves; if possible write their names also.
Paste a marigold flower.
How many kites did you fly in Dashain holidays...
The inaugural breach was on the western embankment in Nepal in 1963 near the village Dalwa. Binodanand Jha of the Congress Party was the chief minister and the responsibility of the breach was passed on to rats and foxes that dig holes in the body of the embankments through which water seeps and the...
Nepal is a landlocked country, which is located in South Asia, between China and India. Nepal is rich in natural resources although it is poor in economic condition. It is renowned for the highest Himalayan ranges in the world. Nepal is a place, filled with diversity, pride and other wonderful qualities...
Dashain (दशैं) is the 15-day national (religious) festival of Nepal, It is the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese annual calendar, celebrated with great rejoice by Nepalese of all caste and creed throughout the globe. It is not only the longest festival of the country but is...
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