Nepal Religion

Nepal Religion   We erroneously presumed that the predominant religion of Nepal is mainly Buddhist, however according to the 2011 census, 81.3% of the Nepalese population was Hindu, 9.0% was Buddhist, 4.4% was Muslim, 3.0% was Kirant/Yumaist, 1.42% was Christian, and 0.9% follow other religions or no religion. Many Gods are worshipped and cows are …

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Art + Travel Adventure to Nepal – Nepalese People

The Nepalese are a very friendly race of people with beautiful smiles. Their traditional greeting is “Namaste” a conventional Hindu expression on meeting someone and usually holding the palms together vertically in front of their chest. The meaning:  the divine in me bows to the divine in you.   The rest of the world could learn something from this. Tibetan …

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Art + Travel Adventure to Nepal – Chitwan and the Rhino encounter

Chitwan and the Rhino Encounter   Continuing our travel adventures in Nepal, we took a boat ride along the Rapti River, followed by a jeep safari. Driving along, we spot lots of deer (the Bambi type) so sweet! Monkeys jumped through the trees and I imagined I could hear David Attenborough whispering tales of this …

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Adventure to Nepal – Kathmandu

Art + Travel Adventure to Nepal – Kathmandu Discovering Kathmandu Discovering the allure of the Kathmandu valley with its ancient  history is all-embracing.  It is small and compact covering an area of 220 square miles.   There are seven World Heritage Sites declared by UNESCO which is a number unrivalled anywhere else in the world.

Adventure to Nepal – Bhaktapur

Art + Travel Adventure to Nepal – Bhaktapur Bhaktapur,  founded in 12th century,  is the ‘city of devotees’ and looks just like a medieval city built of brick and ornate wood carvings.  It is one of the three royal cities in the Kathmandu valley and is considered a cultural gem.