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Festivals of Nepal

Nepal is not only rich in its geographical diversity, but also rich in festivals. The most famous festival of Nepal is Dashain and Tihar. During the Dashain and Tihar there is a long holiday in Nepal. Others famous festivals of Nepal are Chaath Parba, Lhosar, Tamu Lhosar, Ghyalo Lhosar, Sonam Lhosar, Yomari Punhi, Urbhyauli parba, Indrajatra, Rakshya Bandhan, Janai Purnima, Mha Puja, Falgu Purnima, Chaite Dashain, Maghe Shakranti e.t.c. The common festivals are as follows Dashain, Tihar, Chaath, Lhosar, Teej, Buba ko mukh herne din, Aama ko mukh herne din, Maghe Shakranti, Mahashivaratri, Falgu Purnima, Ram Nawami, Ghode Jatra, Buddha Jayanti, Urbhyauli parba, Nepali New Year, Ganatantra diwas, Sahid Diwas, Dahi chewra khane din, Janai Purnima, Rakshya Bandhan, Shree krishna janmasthami, Rishi Panchami, Indrajatra, Tulashi Bibah, Haribodhini Ekadashi Brat, Urbhyauli parba, Yomari Punhi, Tamu Lhosar, Shree swasthani purnima, Sonam Lhosar, Sarashowati Puja, Shahid Diwas, Ghyalpo Lhosar, Womens Day e.t.c.

Nepal has a greater level of religious tolerance. People belonging to different religions celebrate and appreciate the festivals of other religion and community. Festival is a very good element that ties people and family members into one. Peoples of Nepal celebrate festivals by eating delicious food and wearing new dress and meeting family members.