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Holi Festival - Festival of Colors

December 03, 2018

Holi Festival

The Holi is one of the greatest festivals. It is related to colors. It falls on the on the full Moon day of March.
          In the past, it was celebrated only in the Terai regions. But nowadays Holi is celebrated throughout the world. All the government offices and school remain closed for one day. In the Terai regions, the government offices and school are closed the following day. People go to other streets and roads will different colors. They spread colors each other, sing songs and have a group dance in the street. But many people use waters instead of color. They throw water packets of plastic bags, balloons and pour with pots on each other's body. In this way, the colorful Holi is over.

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Holi Festival India

         India is one of the richest countries in the world for festivals. The festivals may be social, religious, or national. All the festival do not fall in the same months. We celebrate them in different Months. Among them, Holi is one of the most important festivals of love and friendship.
      Because of the mild climate, people neither feel hot nor cold during the festival. Therefore, people in typical or common dresses, go to each other. They meet each other and give and receive powder of colors.

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Festival of Colors

      The festival Holi gives the message of having merriment in life. We must have rest and merriments in our life because always doing work is monotonous and harmful to health. This festival develops the relation among the friends, neighbor relations and others. In Holi, the water used in Holi indicates the fresh, clean and holy relation and the different color indicates colorful and happy and progressive life.
       In some country, nowadays, it is celebrated in the wrong way. People, especially, young guys, throw dirty water, damaged eggs and other various garbages at the students- boys or girls long before Holi Day and make them arouse the negative feelings towards Holi, and this practice must be banned.

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    It is said that people have been celebrating Holi since the death of Holika. According to the legend, the demon king, Hiranyakashyap asked his sister to sit on fire taking Prahlad on her lap because of Holika was blessed of not burning. As Prahlad was a follower of Lord Bishnu, the fire turned Holika into ashes, but Prahlad was safe. Since then, people have started to share their happiness with each other with water and different colored dust powder. It has helped to bring social unity.

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To conclude, Holi, a cooperative festival, is of social importance and should remain forever as a festival of love and social unity, especially, the reunion of neighbors, relatives, and friends.
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Gaijatra - Great Festival of Newar

December 02, 2018

Gaijatra

       Gaijatra is one of a famous festival of Nepal. The festival is celebrated in the different town areas of the country, particularly in Newar communities. Gaijatra generally falls on the month of Shrawan on the following day of Rishi Tarpani Purnima.

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              This festival is celebrated in the memory of the family members died within the same year. The objective of celebrating this festival is to reduce the shock of the bereaved family who is undergoing seriously. On the day of Gaijatra, the children of the bereaved family come out their homes in the dresses of a saint. Some of them put masks on their faces. Some seem to be cowed having two horns and ears pointed up.

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Gaijatra - Great Festival of Newar

    To reduce the shock of the bereaved family the neighbors gather and show several funny things and perform several ridiculous activities among audiences. The artists show such funny things that you can't stay greatly that they laugh and laugh continuously catching their stomachs. And on the other hand, some people demonstrate several satirical activities against immoral activities in the society and country. Some dance with criticizing, comment and mock at the bad ruling and other misdoings of the government. They also publish satirical cartoons targeting immoral high personalities.
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Gai Jatra

   This festival is observed in Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur and other town areas of Newar communities. Pratap Malla, a king of Kantipur had started the tradition of this festival. According to the history, his beloved queen was so bereaved in the death of her only son. The king wanted to lessen her sorrow. So, he ordered all his subjects to show Gaijatra whose family members were died in the same year. Since then people have been celebrating Gaijatra.

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   Gaijatra has a special importance in Nepal. According to history, when Pratap Malla ordered all his subjects to show Gaijatra whose family members were died in the same year. It was a solid process of reducing someone's sorrow. After seeing Gaijatra, the queen knew that not only I but also many mothers had lost sons and she satisfied herself. It also provides the chance to get together friends and relatives.
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Gaura - Women's Festival in Hindus

December 01, 2018

Gaura

     Gaura is one of the famous festivals of Hindus women. This festival falls in the month of Bhadra. But it mainly celebrated in the mid-western and far-western regions of Nepal. In India, Kumau and Garwal are preferable.
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Gaura - Women's Festival in Hindus

          In this festival, women of different castes worship Lord Shiv and Goddess Parvati and Lord Ganesh and pray for the happiness, progress, property and long life of their husband's and offspring. It is called a Teej of the western region Nepal. It is observed for three days from Krishna Janmashtami. In this festival, Panchabirudi, a mixture of five types of grains is made and offered. For this reason, this festival is called Biruda Prava.
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   This festival has been celebrating since 16th centuries. This is celebrated in the memory of Satidevi's sacrifice of her life by jumping into the Yagya Kunda of her parents. During the festival, all the married women take bath and wear new clothes and dazzling ornaments they have. Then have a fast, recite hymns, sing songs and perform gentle dances. It is believed that this festival is also related to the life of their husband. The married who celebrate this festival worship Lord Shiv and Goddess Parvati by hardworking and sacrificing make her couple life happy.

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Gaura Festival

   The festival Gaura gives a message of heartily love and devotedness of a Hindu woman towards her beloved husband. It also expresses that a wife can make their couple life happy, progressive, prosperous and durable in Hindu society. Similarly, this festival also shows the image of deep and true love of a wife to towards her husband and her offspring.

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Teej - Women's Great Festival in Hindus

November 30, 2018

Teej

     'Teej' is the name of a festival. It falls on the Shrawan and Bhadra, the greatest festival of Hindu women. Teej means festival of women. It is related to women. Teej or Haritalika is the greatest festival of Nepalese women. The festival lasts for 3 days from the second to the fifth following the new moon in the month of Bhadra or occasionally in Ashwin. Women celebrate this festival in honor of their husbands and in hope of a long, happy and prosperous married life with delights and pleasures.
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Teej - Women's Great Festival in Hindus

           Married women mainly celebrate it. On the of Teej, the women first of all take a bath and wear beautiful clothes with dazzling ornaments. Some women celebrate it in their Maiti(Parent's house)  where all their sisters gather.

Teej Festival

At Teej, married daughters or sisters are invited by their parents. It is like a holiday for women. A day before Teej, they have delicious dinner which is called 'Dar'. Women like eating fried bamboo shoot or Tama, Khaja (Ghee-rice), fried beans and rice pudding for Dar. Some women prefer meat.

In Teej, almost all women wear red saree, blouse and various types of ornaments. They worship Lord Shiv and pray for good health and long life of their husband. Even some unmarried girls have a fast. They worship and pray Lord Shiv for the good and lovely husband in the future. 
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    On the day of Teej, the women eat nothing. It is said that some the women don't drink even a single drop of water. Some women invite their priest to perform religious rituals. Most of them go to the temples of Lord Shiv and worship. They pray Lord Shiv.
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Teej Songs - Nepali Teej Song

After the praying Lord Shiv, all women come to the big area or ground. Then they sing Teej songs and dance freely. They sing songs of happiness and sorrow. Their songs have an image of mixed expression. Some express the good behave of their husband, family, and a happy life but some songs express the bad behaves of their family and a sad life. The following day, they complete their fast after doing the religious ritual 'Godan' and worshipping Agasti Rishi, the god of hunger. At Panchami, women take a bath hoping that the skin of tousing their husband during their period gets washed away, but it is totally a nonsense faith. In this way, Teej is over.

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            Furthermore, the women celebrate Teej day fasting for 24 hours even without drinking water. They do this for their husband's long life and happy life. Moreover, it is seen that most of the women are victimized by their husbands but they celebrate it in their names. What an irony! what a male dominant society!.
    The festival Teej gives a message of heartily love and devotedness of Hindu women towards her beloved husband. It expresses that the wife is the main origin of happiness, progress,  prosperity, and long life for the husband in Hindu society Similarly, this festival also shows the image of deep and true love of a wife to towards her husband and her offspring.

In conclusion, Teej is a significant festival that lets women an opportunity to meet their parents or relatives once a year. Therefore, it should remain forever in a modified form, but keeping its norms and values.

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Tihar - Bhai Teeka -Hindu's Second Great Festival

November 29, 2018

Tihar

     'Bhai Teeka' is the name of a festival. It falls on the last day of Tihar, the second greatest festival of Hindus. Bhai Teeka means Teeka of brothers. It is related to Teeka and brothers.
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Tihar -Hindu's Second Great Festival

    Tihar is the most important day for brothers and sisters. The festival of lights celebrated by Hindus for five days. The first day of Tihar is Crow Tihar. The Crow is regarded as the messenger of information. So, people provide it foods on this day. Similarly, the second day is Dog Tihar. the Dog is regarded as the gate guard of Yama. So, people provide it with special foods on this day. The third day is called Laxmi Pooja. The Cow mother. In the evening of this day., People have Deepawali by lighting many lamps everywhere. The goddess Laxmi, the goddess of the property is worshipped. 

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On this day women go to have 'Bhailo'. They sing it with melodious sound. On this evening inside and outside every place of houses looks dazzling and twinkling. Everyone tries to illuminate his/her house with Diyos, lamps, candles and other electric lights. Next day Ox Tihar falls. People worship Ox and provide foods. Cow dung is worshipped as Mt. Govardhan. Then Deusi songs are started everywhere.

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Tihar Wishes

            The last day of Tihar is called Bhai Teeka. On this day, sisters put Teeka of Five or seven colors on their brother's forehead and give the garlands of marigold, Amaranths or Chrysanthemum to put on wishing for their happiness and long-life. Various types of sweets, spices, and foods are offered. In return, their brothers put Teeka on their sister's forehead and provide various gifts or clothes.

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Tihar Nepal and Tihar in Nepali

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 This festival is related to Yama, the god of death and his sister Yamuna. So, it is also known as Yama-Panchak. According to the religious story, the Yamuna, the sister of Yama invited her brother. He stayed at her home five days and had Bhai Teeka on the day of Kartik Shukla Dittiya. Since then the Bhai Teeka has been Celebrating. This festival has been helping to improve the deep relation between brothers and sisters and love each other. This day also reminds the need of sister of the brother in life who hasn't got brother or sister.

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Dashain -Hindu's Great Festival

November 28, 2018

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Dashain Essay

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           Bada Dashain is the greatest festival of Hindu people all over the world. It is famous all over the world. It is celebrated on the month of Ashwin or Kartik (Sep-Oct) every year. It lasts for fifteen days. This great festival of Hindus begins from 'Ashwin Shukla Pratipada', Which is called 'Ghatasthapana'.

Dashain Hindu's Great Festival

            For, this festival, the preparation begins about a month earlier. Dirt is swept away, new clothes and foods are added, houses are painted and scrubbed. Similarly, 'Shubha-Kamana' cards are sent to friends, relatives, dears, and nears. The children look very glad and happy and run here and there. Young or old, poor or rich, men or women, girls or boys, gather at the places where swings are installed.

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The first day of  Bada Dashain is the day of 'Ghatasthapana'. On this day, Jamara, the holy seed of barley is sown on some holy place. From second to sixth days are normally passed but the priest waters and worships Jamara. The seventh day is Mahasaptami. This is the day of bringing Phoolapatee in. The next important day is Maha Ashtami. This is the eighth day of the great Dashain. This is also called 'Kalaratri'. The next important day is Mahanawami. Among the fifteen days, the ninth day is the most important day for worshipping Goddess, Durga. On this day, Mahakali, the Goddess of energy, Mahalaxmi, the Goddess of wealth, Mahasaraswati, the Goddess of knowledge are also worshiped. The Goddess Durga is worshiped as different names nine names from Pratipada to Mahanawami. The tenth day is Vijaya Dashami. It is the main day of the festival. On this day, the seniors put Tika and Jamara on the forehead of juniors for their gradual progress, prosperity and long living. the rest of the days till Kojagrat Purnima pass in merriments, recreations, and visiting relatives. In this way, our great Dashain ends inviting next Dashain.

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             Although Dashain is considered simply as a festival, actually it is not only a festival but also a good opportunity of having rest from the never-ending works. It is a good chance of gathering relatives and exchanging happiness of each other.

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