Multicultural Country Nepal

  • Phra Dhaniram Ghimire War Muni Vihar Bhaktapur, Nepal
Keywords: Multicultural

Abstract

A thematic iatrical entitle the multicultural in Nepal. A case focuses A thematic iatrical entitle the multicultural in Nepal. A case focuses different culture in different ethnic group in Nepal. The culture of Nepal is intertwined with the culture of the border Indian subcontinent and Tibet. The cultural heritage of Nepal has evolved over the centuries. This multi-dimensional heritage bounds the diversities of Nepalís ethnic, tribal, and social groups, and it expresses. In music and dance, art and craft, folklore and folktales, languaes and  religion, festivals and celebration, foods and drinks. Its culture isenormously diverted and mostly influenced by Indian culture and Tibetan culture.Legends state that dances in this country originated in the abode of Lord Shiva the Himalayas, where he performed the Tandava dance. This indicates that dance traditions of Nepal are very ancient and unique. With altitudes and ethnicity, the dances of Nepal slightly change in style as well as in the costumes. The Dishka, a dance performed at weddings, includes intricate footwork and arm movements. Accompanying music and musical instruments change in tune with the themes, which revolve around topics like harvesting of crops, marriage rites, war stories, a lonely girlís yearning for her love, and several other themes and stories from everyday life in the villages. The famous Tharu stick dances, and the crazy peacock dance are two highlights, but there are plenty of other surprises. Expect to be invited to join in the dancing, as the evening reaches its climax. As per the 2011 census, 123 languages are spoken in Nepal. In Nepal major language are Nepali, Maithili, Bhojpuri, Tharu, Tamang, Nepal BHasa (Newari), Magar, etc. Nepali language written in Devanagari script, is the official national language. 81.6% of the population being Hindu. Buddhism was practiced by about 9% of the population. About 4.2% practice Islam and 3.6% of thepopulation follows the indigenous Kirant religion. Christianity is practiced officially by less than 1.0%. Several of the festivals of Nepal last from one to several days. As a predominantly Hindu and Buddhist nation, most of the Nepalese festivals are religious ones. The festivals of Nepal have their roots from religionís and their ethnic groups as well.

Published
2020-01-27
How to Cite
Ghimire, P. D. (2020). Multicultural Country Nepal. Lanna Journal of Buddhist Studies and Cultures, 1(1). Retrieved from https://firstojs.com/index.php/LJBSC/article/view/232