Duke Nepal | Kathmandu
Nepal is very rich and unique in culture. Furthermore, the multi-dimensional culture includes the diversity of ethnic, tribal, social groups of Nepal. The music and dance, art and craft, languages and literature are the witness of Nepal’s culture. The very big witness of Nepal’s culture is the festivals and celebrations which occur in the different time frame of the lunar calendar. Similarly, Nepal is famous for cultural heritage, rich ethnicity and is popular as Cultural Nepal.
Teej festival welcomes the monsoon season and is celebrated girls and women with songs, dancing and prayer ceremony. The festival is dedicated to Goddess Paravati and her companion Lord Shiva. Teej is considering as the generic name for a number of festivals that are celebrated Nepal, Northern and Western India.
Indra Jatra is the very big religious street festival in the cultural quarter of Kathmandu. Furthermore, The Indra Jatra marked the two different events. Indra Jatra masked dances of deities and demons, displays of sacred images and tableaus in honor of the deity Indra, the king of heaven. Similarly, The other event is Kumari Jatra, the chariot procession of the living goddess Kumari.
The very big festival of Nepal is dashing. Dawson is the national festival for the people of Nepal. People celebrates it for 15 days and it is the longest and auspicious festival in Nepal. Furthermore, The festivals fall in September or October. The first, seventh, eighth, ninth and the tenth days are the most important day among the 15 days. In this festival people worshiped Goddess Durga and her Shakti (Power). Similarly, People return from all parts of the world and also from throughout the country to celebrate together. Furthermore, The government offices, educational institution and private offices remain closed during the festival period.
On the month of December Tihar festival falls. Tihar is the festival of flowers, lights, colors, brother and sister. The brother visits the house of their sisters where sister put a tick or mark on his forehead and a garland around his neck. The men then touch the feet of their sisters and whereby grand meal (shelroti, sweetmeats and other eatable things to eat) is served by sisters two brothers in their house. Similarly, In return she receives a gift of money, clothes or ornaments etc.