Thursday, April 21, 2011

Culture of Nepal

Nepal is a small country with different varieties. This country is famous for its unity in diversity, in language and lifestyle, caste and religious. Although there are different religions like Hindu, Buddism, Christian, Muslims etc live in Nepal, there is no discrimination among them. Every religion is prevailing with equal respect. Different religious sites can be found here like The Pashupati Nath temple the greatest deity of Hindu, Swayambhu stupa and Boddha Nath stupa of Buddism, different Mosques of Islamism and churches of Christianity etc. Nepalese are religious people. So, they have strong faith on divine Power.

In Nepal, the typical Nepali costume of women is Gunnau Cholo, Dhoti and Patuka and the Nepali costume of men is Daura Suruwal and Dhaka topi. But except it there also can be other costumes like Bakhu, Lehnga, haku patasi, kactihad etc. It also represents the culture of the specific society. The rituals and language of one society may or may not be similar to other according to the human race.

There are many typical dance in every society like kauda dance related with Magar, Ghatu dance is related with Gurung, Dhimal dance is related with Dhamal etc. like wise festival also differ from one caste and religion to other like Dashain, Tihar, teej, etc is celebrated by Chhetri, Bhraman and Hindu and Fagu, Maghi etc celebrated by Maithali, Bhojpuri and Losahar clebrated by Tamang and Sherpa. Some festivals like Dashain and Tihar are celebrated by many religions like Hindu and Buddhist but they celebrate it according to their rules and norms. While celebrating their festivals every people meet their relatives near and dear ones.

There are several social and cultural beliefs and customs in Nepal like respecting elders, regarding the guest, loving younger, helping poor etc. This belief has made Nepali people helpful, peaceful and popular. Many cultural heritage of Nepal included in the world heritage list like Pasupati Nath, Swayambhu, Patan Darbar,Changunarayan, Lumbini, Bhaktpur Darbar,Bouddha Nath,Hanumandhoka Darbar, which has become property of the whole human race. So in a year thousand foreigners come to our company to visit culture heritage. Similarly some of the tourists come to Nepal to observe the lifestyle and peaceful environment created by Nepal and its culture. It has helped Nepal to gain financial status. The profit our company earns by selling tour and trekking packages to the guests is shared and invested for the preservation of culture and heritages and awareness of the local community.

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