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Celebration of Father’s Day in Nepal
Nepal is a country of charisma, with vibrant culture and colourful festivals. Therefore, every festival has a great value and special meaning in Nepal, having harmony between religions.
In Nepalese culture, the children respect their fathers as God, teachers, caretakers, and protectors. And they have great value to family members. Therefore, paying respect and homage to every father through his children is a special day. On this day, every child celebrates by giving gifts, offering different kinds of delicious foods to fathers, and people from far away visit their fathers to see their faces and worship them.
Nepal has various ethnic groups with their own culture and tradition. Therefore, this day’s celebration varies depending on their communities and tribes.
This day is even popularly known as a Pitri Tirpani Ausi. And it is held in the Nepali month of Bhadra every year on no moon day. In memory of their deceased father, the family members perform rituals on this day. And they believed that the passing soul would have a place in heaven.
Gokarna is a famous place in Kathmandu valley that thousands of people visit to pay homage to the passing soul of their father.
People believe that Gokarna is a holy place with religious values in Hindu Mythology, and people prefer to go and do some rituals in their father’s name.
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