Nepal’s Biggest festival Dashain and Tihar 2076

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Coming season is the most awaited month of the entire for the Nepalese calendar.This month holds a comprehensive list of hugely celebrated festivals talking of which Dashain being the most important festival among Nepalese community and Tihar also celebrated as equal to Dashain with immense crowd and gathering across the nation.

Today we’ll be talking over its celebration, its history, its present status in Nepal and how it is celebrated.No doubt starting with the biggest festival of the Nepalese calendar, we will be talking about Dashain.

Dashain (दशैँ )

Dates of occurrence for Dashain

The date for this very popular festive is settled in between the month of Ashoj or rarely Kartik.The festival is of around whole ten days with a unique name for each day, starting with the first day as Fulpati, And ends with the Last day as Bijaya Dashmi.

History

History says that this festival is celebrated for two very big reasons. And the primary cause is, of course, the win of good over evil as per the legends.The first one comes over the win of goddess Shree Durga over a devil. And the next one is the win of Shree RAM over Ravana of Lanka.


History says that this festival is celebrated for two very big reasons. And the primary cause is, of course, the win of good over evil as per the legends.The first one comes over the win of goddess Shree Durga over a devil. And the next one is the win of Shree RAM over Ravana of Lanka.

For the case of Lanka, the Ravana was under the criminal act of kidnapping goddess SITA, Wife of Lord Ram.Soon Lord Ram along with his brother Laxman and his devotee Lord hanuman together with the monkey army were able to defeat the 10 headed Ravana to bring back goddess SITA home safe and similarly goddess Durga killed the demon who had been a severe threat to all the devs so on these behalfs the day is very auspicious and celebrated with much joy and positive feelings.

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Which why this festival does keep very much of importance in our culture. And is duly celebrated across the country with immense follow up. Most of the people here are highly fond of playing tons of games in Nepal. There are quite enough holidays to all the governmental and most of the private offices on these very auspicious occasions.

No doubt being one of the biggest festive. Most of the people follow back to their hometown and their villages to celebrate it with their senior’s juniors loved ones.People also build a swing made up of bamboos for the kids to play in open areas, also known as Ping In native language.

Also as commonly seen people are found to be sacrificing animals to the goddess in the name of worship in Nepal especially in the last three days of the ten days festive known as the Ashtami, Navami and Bijaya Dashmi.

Tihar ( तिहार )

DATE OF OCCURENCE OF TIHAR

TIHAR is festive around five days with special worshipping day for different living beings like dogs, crows, and also upon Gods and goddesses.We are ending up with a family-based festive very popularly known a vai tika / Bhai dooj.

As seen mostly the dates of the Tihar or also we’ll be known as Diwali occurs around in October, similarly based on Nepalese calendar it falls on Kartik.With an estimated gap of 15 days approx from Dashain. The biggest festive day on this festive is the Laxmi puja which takes place on the 3rd day and 5th day is the Bhai tika.

History of Tihar

Tihar, also globally very popularly known as Diwali, also entitled as the festivals of light. It all started from the time when Lord RAM sacrificed his throne for love of his stepmother and left the kingdom for 14 years, on the journey of which the kidnapping of lord Sita has taken place, and soon Lord RAM successfully saved her after defeating the entire army of Ravana and the Ravana itself.

After completing 14 years of his exile, he was finally invited back with respect to his Kings position by his beloved brother Bharat.And on the very similar occasion of the arrival of Lord RAM into Ayodhya after 14 years, Diwali is celebrated.It is named as the festivals of light because of the enormous no. Of Diya, Baati is being practised to be lightened on these five auspicious days.

Tihar in Nepal

No doubt being a Hindu Rajya, into the past, numerous people have been following tons of trend and culture as per their practice.Tihar most commonly celebrated with Bhai Duj and Laxmi puja across the country.

Also, very popular Deusi Bhailo has been remarkably played and enjoyed by people of all generation from playing it house to house receiving blessings, sweet, and some money as well.This festival does comes with tons of fireworks despite the fact, now the fireworks have been limited by the government for the people’s safety, yet the festival of light is still very much-awaited every year.Tons of houses are filled will decorate lights fully on the name of festivals of light.

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