Friday, September 26, 2014

Dashain Festival One of The Biggest Festival of Nepal

Dashain is the longest, greatest and most important hindu festivals of Nepali people. This festival is known for emphasis on family gathering. Dashain is regarded as victory of truth over the evil. It is a celebration of victory. Throughout the Nepal the goddess Durga in all her manifestations are worshipped with innumerable pujas, abundant offerings. This festival is celebrated by Nepalese people throughout the globe for 15 days and the most important days are 1st, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th. This festivals officially started from 2014 and ends on Purnima, the fullmoon day.

Dashain is cebrated with great joy. The 1st day of Dashain is ‘Ghatasthapana’ which literally means placing a pot which symbolizes goddess Durga often with her image embossed on the side is place in the prayer room. This falls on the first day if the festival which marks the beginning of Dashain. On this day Kalasha is filled with holy water which is then covered with cow dung and sewn with barley seeds. A small rectangular sand block is made and the Kalash is put in the centre. This ritual is performed at a certain auspicious time which is determined by the astrologers and then the priest starts the puja by asking Durga to bless the vessel with her presence.The 7th day of Dashain is ‘Fulpati’. On this day Brahmins brought the royal Kalasha, Jamara, banana stalks and sugar cane tide with red clothe from royal house in Gorkha, a three day walk, about 169 km away from Kathmandu valley. A parade is held in Hanuman Dhoka Royal Palace. Then there is a majestic display of the Nepalese army along with a celebratory firing of weapons that continues for ten to fifteen minutes honoring Fulpati. The Fulpati is taken to Hanuman Dhoka Palace after the occasions end in Tudikhel. The 8th day of Dashain is ‘Maha Asthami’. On this day sacrifices held in the every house through out the day. ‘Kaal raatri’ dark night is celebrated at night on this 8th day of Dashain. Many goats, buffalo are sacrificed at the goddess temple. The 9th day of Dashain is ‘Nawami’. This is the last day of Navaratri. On this day the official military rituals sacrifices of buffaloes under the gunfire salutes held in one of the Hanuman dhoka palace. This day is also known as demon hunting day. On this day Taleju temples gate are opened for the public. Thousands of devotees go and pay respect to the goddess on this day. The 10th day of Dashain is known as ‘Dashami’ Dashain. On this day we take Tika and Jamara from our elders and receiving blessing. We visit to our elders on this special day to receive blessing from them. People get together with their family members and have a feast and enjoy themselves with playing cards and having different delicious food on this day.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Travel Nepal in November month

Laxmi Puja
 November is the best month to travel in Nepal with cool and clear skies. The weather and visibility during this month is just perfect for trekking and outdoor activities like rafting on the white water, sightseeing the hills and culture or Jungle safari, you will have comfortable weather for your travel.
November month is the best month for visiting Kathmandu. The atmosphere and environment is also best during this month. The whole valley is green and lush. The temperature is perfect average day time temperatures around 15°C (about 59°F) you can enjoy hikes and walks around the town without getting sweaty.
Trekking in Himalaya
Festivals of Nepal falls according to the lunar hindu calendar. For cultural seekers, you will get a chance to enjoy the important and most beautiful festival Tihar of Nepalese hindu community. Tihar is also known as Deepawali. This Hindu festival is celebrated in Nepal for five day long which comes soon after Dashain. Tihar signifies the festival of lights, where diyas are light both inside and outside the houses to make it illuminate at night. Tihar in Nepal represents the divine attachment between human and other animals. Nepalese people celebrates Tihar by playing Deusi/Vailo programme. You can get a chance to see people playing Deusi/Vailo (singing and dancing) during this festival. On this day people cook different varities of food and specially ‘sel roti’ and enjoyed themselves by having delicious dishes together.
The 1st day of Tihar is known as ‘kag tihar’ crows day. On this day crows are worshipped by offering food on the roof of the houses before anyone in the house takes in food. The cawing of the crows symbolizes sadness and grief in the hindu mythology, so the devotees offer food to advert the grief and death in their homes. The 2nd day of Tihar is called ‘Kukur Tihar’ dogs day. Dog is believed as the messenger of lord Yamaraj, the god of death, is worshipped once a year on this day. On this day people offer beautiful garlands, tika and delicious food to the dog. You can see dogs running around with the necklace on their neck, tika on their forehead. The 3rd day is known as Laxmi puja. It is the important day of Tihar. On this day early morning cow is worshipped, cow signifies the prosperity and wealth. Cow is offered with garlends, tika and best grass on this day. Cow is the national animal of Nepal. In the evening Laxmi, the goddess of wealth is worshipped in every household. The whole entire houses were cleansed and decorated with candle lights, oil lamps and garlends in every doors and windows of the house to invite the goddess Laxmi in the house.  Laxmi puja is performed by female in the house. The 4th day is known as ‘Gobardan Puja & Mha Puja’. On this day people worship the ox with the garlands around the neck, tika on the forehead and offered a meal to the ox. People who follow Lord Krishna perform ‘Gobardan puja’ which is worshipped towards gobardan mountain. Cow dung is taken as representative of the mountain and is worshipped. ‘Mha Puja’ which means worshipping yourself. Newar community people perfom this festivals. This period begins with the Newari newyear. The 5th and last day of Tihar is known as ‘Bhai Tika’. On this day sisters put tika on the foreheads of brothers, to ensure long life and prosperity and sisters prays for their brother’s long life from Yama Raj, god of the underworld.
The astonishing views of the nature and the timeless art of the nature and timeless art of the Nepalese architecture will make you fall in love with photography and bring out the poet, the rmantic out of you.
For music lovers, the most acclaimed Zazzmandu music festival will be great treat on this month, when the zazz musicians and zazz lovers from all over the world gather in Kathmandu to celebrate their love for zazz soul.
Do you want to travel Nepal? If you have missed the chance to travel Nepal in October month you can also enjoy yourself by travelling Nepal in the month of November, it is one of the best month to travel Nepal.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Tourism 2050

Tourism 2050

Recently their came the news about the elevator connecting earth to the space. The space elevator is said to be constructed by the Japanese construction company called “Obayashi”. This elevator can reach up to 96,000 kilometres (60,000 miles) into the space. The news seems to be interesting as well as exciting. Many of you may be thinking is this possible or if this plan become successful then what will be the situation?
Every one dreams of going to the space once in their lifetime isn’t it....?
According to the tourism point of view we can see a lot of potential. Many of you may want to travel to the space but at the same time you must be wondering about the expenses but if the elevator idea becomes successful then expenses may be less. At the same time travelling to the moon also may be successful as well as inexpensive too. There will come a new twist in the field of tourism. Let’s just imagine people travelling to the space for their vacation how does it sound isn’t it wonderful? Due to the science new technologies are been discovered which have made humans life easier. The space elevator idea will even cut the distance between the earth and the space.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Travel Nepal in October Month

Festive time
October month is the best month to travel in Nepal. This month is fairly dry and pleasant. It is considered as the best month for trekking, rafting and sightseeing. The weather is clear with mild to warm days and cold nights.

This month lies in the autumn season where you can see and feel the greenery of country sides, clean sparkling air and the perfect Himalayan views all around. Also you can entertain yourself by doing different activities like Jungle safari, short hiking or overnight stays in the Nagarkot & Dhulikhel for the best views of the sunrise and the sunset.

Pokhara is recommened for the best spot as it is known for the romantic city of Nepal. Pokhara is often called the enchanting Himalayan valley with a heart of major action and adventures. In the morning time you can see the reflection of sunlight from a mountain is always a breathtakng site that you will never forget the sight of the fishtail mountain standing right before eyes.  Sarangkot is the most popular destination where you can enjoy the magnificent view of the mountains and the great view of Pokhara valley. Many tourist comes to Sarangkot for sunrise view and goback after few hours but it will be good if tourist stay there for one night and enjoy the view and city light of Pokhara from Sarangkot. Paragliding can also be done from Sarangkot that you can enjoy on the spot. During the Dashain festival Kathmandu valley is less crowded than usual, as most of its inhabitants will literally be flocking out of the valley to visit their families in remote villages for this festivals. Nepali people wherever they live, they try to reach home to celeberate Dashain festival together with their family.

This is also the best seasons of festivities as Nepal celebrates the biggest & longest festival of Hindu, Dashain followed by Tihar which falls on the month of October. Dashain is regarded as victory of truth over the evil. It is a celeberation of victory of good over bad. It is the longest festival celeberated for 15 days, the most important days are the 1st, 7th, 8th, 9th, and the 10th. 1st day is known as Ghatasthapana, 7th day is fulpati, 8th day is Asthami, 9th day is Navami and the 10th is Vijaya Dashami main day of Dashain where people worship goddess Durga and visit temples. There is tradition of buying and wearing new clothes and having big feast in this festivals. Dashain is the longest holiday in Nepal, Nepal government closes all the government office as well as educational institutions and other offices. During the festival time you can see people of all ages, children in their roof flying colourful kites of different shapes and voices shouting out. Bamboo swings are constructed with the help of community members using traditional methods during this festival where you can find local people, children having fun by playing swings.

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