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Dashain Festival in Nepal

Among the famous stories based on the Hindu, myths are showing Goddess Durga killed a demon named ‘Mahisasur’. Another Hindu legend ‘Ramayana’ reveals that Dashain representing as the victory of Ram (vice) over Ravan (merit ) with the blessings of Goddess Durga. There are 15 days each day for different special things to do in Dashain. First, nine-day represents the battle between virtue and vice. Plus the day signifies the triumph of Goddess over evil. Dashain Festival is one of the most important Hindu festivals which is celebrated all over Nepal.

This festival usually falls in September or October’s month and is really celebrated for multiple days.
Dashain, It begins out of bright lunar fortnight (Shukla Paksha) and finishes on the day of the full moon (Poornima) based on Nepalese yearly calendar. Hindus biggest festival, Dashain honors a conquest of the gods within the wicked demons. The sign of power is worshiped in this festival.

The first day of Dashain is known on this day, as Ghatasthapana, which day plant Jamara (implanted the yellow plant with the light free inside of the house) for tenth day Dashain. A vessel fills and can be coated and simmer for 10 days. On the Seventh day, Phulpati is well-known which is also called’Saptami’. Maha Navami is the day of Ninth in Dashain. On this day, craftsman, mechanics, traders worship their equipment and tools by sacrificing different creatures and supplying them to equipment. The tenth day is the major day of Dashain, The day is named as Vijaya Dashami that is the most important day of the festival.

Dashain 2019 (2076 BS)

On this day, younger ones at a family get Tika (a mixture of yogurt, rice, and vermilion), Jamara (implanted on the first day of Dashain) and blessings from elders as well as respected people. The day of Dashain Festival — Ghatasthapana falls on 29 September, in this season, the seventh-day Pulpati will be celebrated on 5 October, followed closely by 6th October Asthami, 7th October Navami, and 8th October Dashami. Additionally, for 5 more days till the festival keep on.

This festival is, in fact, the service of reunion and fun. People living far away from homeland or home, get together with their families and reevaluate their house. Similarly, parents’ purchases clothing that is new to their children. People today love playing a lot of games such as cards and eating mouth-watering foods. Guests are invited by Folks, arrange a feast, visit their relatives’ homes, fly kites, assemble bamboo swings and get involved in activities.

If you are currently thinking about involvement on the festival, Paramount Holiday would like to welcome you. You will get to enjoy the streets of Kathmandu as well as celebrate with the village people. And watch cheerfulness in the eyes of sailors under the background of remarkable perfection. More about Dashain Festival please contact bhusaltulsi@gmail.com

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