festival can also be called as the festival of Kites because thousands of kites
the blue sky of Nepal during this festival.
Dashain is the longest and most favorite festival of Nepal. It is also known
as Bijaya Dashami. There is a vacation during this festival. Everyone stays home
with their families.
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This festival can also be called as the festival of Kites
because thousands of kites decorates the blue sky of Nepal during this festival.
Farmers bring their buffaloes, goats and chickens to sell in the market. On the
day of Phulpati, Phutpati is brought from Gorkha Palace to Basantapur Palace of
Kathmandu. The animals are to be sacrificed on the night of Kal Ratri to
the goddess Durga, to celebrate her victory over evil. On the day of Dashami,
everyone puts on new clothes and goes to honor their family elders, where they
receive large red tikas of vermilion paste on their foreheads.
In the following
days of Dashain, families and friends unite, feasts are consumed, blessings are
imparted and gifts are exchanged. Nepal's most beloved festivals ends with the