Nepal, the land of cultural heritage, has the settlement of tremendous caste/ethnic group with their unique significance the very value of their lead the country well-known for the cultural lifestyle, religion, festivals etc. Being the country also known as the country of temples, festivals etc Nepal has become the most destination for the cultural expedition. Eastern Nepal to western and from Northern Nepal to Southern, as per the topography and landscape the practiced culture and interact multi-culture people under one shade. Similarly, the hospitality of the people, their greetings, and the mysterious and glamorous smile in the face lets your heart plunged in to with a cool happiness under 1000 feet of ocean.
Kathmandu, the city of temples, inhabited mainly of native people Newars developed the culture, Traditions, customs, language, festivals of their own long ago. The Jatras (i.e. festivals) and fiestas or feast are synonymous to Newars some iconic Jatras like Rato Machhindranath, Seto Machhindranath, Bisket Jatra, Ghode Jatra, Gai Jatra etc are Major festivals celebrated among Newars only. Beside there, various and numerous jatras are observed enthusiastically around the Newari community. The historically important and world famous Durabr Squares, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Changunarayan built in the time of Newari era i.e. the Lichchhavis, and Mallas have empowered the cultural heritage so does the festivals as well. Beside Newars in valley, people outside it do observe and enjoy various customs and festivals like; Chhath by Tharus and Madhesis, Lhosar is particularly observed by three different ethnic groups like; Sherpas, Tamang, and Gurung. The Lhosar itself is classified into three forms, they are; Tammu Lhosar, Gyalbu Lhosar and Sonam Lhosar respectively. In the sameway, Ubhauli Parba, Marga Puja etc are very commonly observed among the ethnic group of Rai/ Limpus.
However, besides the particular ethnical festivals and culture, some big festivals like Dashain, Tihar and Teej are commonly entertained by whole country. Similarly, the fasting culture is another interesting aspect to dwell upon.
Nepal as being the country of multiple religions, the various religious communities observe festival as per their calendar. For instance, Muslims in Nepal do celebrate Id, and Ramdan, whereas Christians practice the Christmas Day as the very festival. Buddhist on the other hand enjoys Buddha Jayanti. Among all, Hindus have quite long lists of festivals ot follow and carry on like; Dashain, Tihar, Teej, Rishi Panchami, Chaitra Dashain, Maha Shivaratri, Hari Bodhini Ekadashi etc. which are highly significant to fill up with passion, and great devotion.
Along with the cultural practices, the places like Kathmandu Patan, Bhaktpur, Lumbini, Pokhara, Janakpur, Mustang etc worth tons of value for having the potentiality of over ending cultural expedition. The architecture of three Durabar Squares of valley, Ram-Janaki Temple, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath etc are just unmatchable. Similarly the culture of sculptor, scroll painting, wall painting etc. also the world’s amazing art design human civilization ever produced. Among the culture of scroll painting ‘the thankas’ originated from Buddhism or Hinduism have kept the Nepali artist on top. Similarly the “Mithila Chitrakal”, the unique wall painting originated JanakpurDham or “Baidheyi” or ‘Mithila’ in ancient terms have stunning and specular artwork.
The architecture of Buddhists monasteries in Lumbini has helped the country give name and fame. Due to just inexplicable vast development of art, Architecture, culture festival, religion, the Nepalese have learnt to live the unique way of life different to the world.
Hundreds of flower, Hundreds of colors but the thread of belief and trust has made whole Nepalese one garland, the colorful garland and that is Nepal. As these days, the country practices secularism so every religion, every culture, every festival all over the state is in fact observed as the stat’s religion, culture and festival with and belief of unity in diversity.
These festivals and culture are practiced in the different time as per the religious calendar of concerned ethnic group and caste group. To observe the festivals and exchange the culture, one can get contact through Mountain Layers Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd. is proud to organise.