Culture and customs of Nepal
Nepal is a multi cultural country of the world. Hinduism and Buddhism are major religions of Nepal beside that Muslim, Christian and other religious people also stay in Nepal. Each religious group has their own cultures and customs, traditions.
Nepal has about thirty-six different ethnic groups and 100 different races and castes each have their own distinctive lifestyle, tradition, culture and customs, they speak more than 90 different language and dialects. Nepal has many customs and beliefs that might be difficult to understand. Between Hindu religious people there are 16 samaskars which are most important rites of passage in a Hindu’s life.
It is believed that given Hindu samskaras meticulously leads to a purification of one’s sins, vices, faults, and even correction of physical deformities. 16 Major Hindu Samskaras are Garbhadhana, Punswana, Seemantonnayana, Jatkarma, Namkarana, Niskramana, Annaprashana, Chudakarma, Karnavedha, Upanayana, Vedarambha, Samavartana,Vivaha,Awasthyadhana, Tretagnisangraha, Antyeshti follow the Hindus people.
There are eight essential rites also which are known as ‘Ashtasamskaras’, like Namakarana, Anna Prasana, Karnavedha, Chudakarma, Vidyarambha, Upanayana, Vivaha, Antyeshti, whole hindu religious peoples culture, custom, tradition and rituals are depends on their religious samskars.
Buddhism is the fourth largest religion of the world Founded in 6th Century BC by Gautam Buddha. There are different types Buddhist communities but all Buddhist core beliefs is Four Noble Truths are the same.
Four Noble Truths are 1. Life means suffering 2. Suffering is caused by desire and attachment 3. Suffering can be eliminated 4. Suffering is eliminated by following the Noble Eightfold Path beside that there are Noble Eightfold Path like1. Right beliefs 2. Right aspirations 3. Right speech 4. Right conduct 5. Right livelihood 6. Right effort 7. Right mindfulness 8. Right meditation attainment.
All Buddhist religious peoples culture, custom, tradition and rituals are depends on given four Noble truths and eight noble paths. Hinduism and Buddhist follow their religious rule and regulation which leads their culture, tradition and custom other religious people who live in Nepal they also follow their own religious view and vision. Some Nepal trips hat give cultural insight listed below.
Trips to know culture and customs of Nepal
Everest base camp trek Gokyo lakes trek
Annapurna base camp trek Annapurna circuit trek
Island Peak climbing Everest view trek
Everest expedition Mera peak climbing
Kanchenjunga base camp trek Pisang Peak climbing
Around Dhaulagiri trek Jomsom Muktinath trek
Langtang valley trek Poon hill trek
Makalu base camp trek Upper Mustang trek
Manaslu circuit trek Rolwaling valley trek
Everest trekking Lower Dolpo trek
Annapurna trekking Upper Dolpo trek
Langtang trekking Trishuli River rafting
Bhote Koshi rafting Koshi tappu jungle safari
Sun Koshi river rafting Annapurna hiking
Karnali river rafting Everest hiking
Chitwan jungle safari Lumbini tour
Bardia Jungle safari Pokhara city tour
Nepal is known as a non-stop festival’s country and living cultural museum and it blessed with the richest cultures in the world. We arrange cultural holiday trip in Nepal to introduce the Hindu, Buddhist, Christian cultural and religious centers, different castes and cultures.
Cultural holiday is really difference experience then other holiday, unique cultural variation, geographical diversity and natural heritage makes cultural holidays Nepal memorable forever. Nepal has its own cultural setting, tradition, religion, custom, belief, language, society and people which are important aspects of culture and customs in Nepal.
Rich cultural spirit represents unique blend of Buddhism, Hinduism and Christianity. Sacred pilgrimage sites, historical monuments and memorials reflect richness of Nepal culture variations, Birth place of Buddha, country of Mount Everest and heritage sites are Highlights of Nepal. If you need more information about culture and customs of Nepal fell free to contact us.