Nepal's rich cultural heritage has developed over the centuries. Nepal is a country full of cultural diversity. Some cultures are similar to Tibet and some to India. There are many similarities between the costumes, the language and the dishes. Dashain is a major festival celebrated by Nepalis who believe in Vedic, Sanatan and natural religions. This festival falls on the side of autumn i.e. Ashwin Shukla which is also called Devi side. During the fortnight, many religious rituals and worships are performed to please Goddess Bhagwati. Of course, such divine aspects occur three times a year. Apart from the goddess side that falls on this black night of September, there is also Sukharatri in Kartik and Maharatri in Chaitra.

Of these, Ashwin Shukla has a special tradition of celebrating Kalratri, which includes Baradasai. There is a belief that worship or sadhana performed on such special occasions will bring special fruits. Therefore, it is customary to perform special worship of Bhagwati for nine days of the tenth day and receive Tika and Jamra as offerings on the tenth day. The process of worshiping and receiving offerings lasts till full moon. Worship of the goddess also ends after immersing the jamara on the day of Punirma.

Goddess Bhagwati has many forms as power. Descriptions of these forms are found in texts such as Durga Shaptashati and Devi Bhagwat. Among them, the worship of Goddess named Shailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayani, Kalratri, Mahagauri and Siddhidatri takes place continuously for nine days of Dashain. Which is known as Navdurga. It is believed that worshiping Nava Durga destroys all sins and fulfills the desires of the heart. These goddesses reside in the body of all beings in the form of mother, knowledge, Lakshmi, power, wisdom, love, peace, patience, forgiveness, kindness, sleep, etc. During Dashain, people perform many sadhanas with the intention of fulfilling their desires by revealing the power inherent in them.

With the blessing of divine power, Vishnu destroyed the demon named Madhukatav. With the help of power, the gods defeated the demons. Sages like Bhrigu, Angaria, Vashishta, Vishwamitra, Katyayana, Jamini etc. achieved success through worship of Shakti. Rama, Krishna, Yudhisthira etc. also became great men by practicing and devotion to Durga Bhawani. Tridevs like Brahma, Vishnu, Mahesh also run the creation with the grace of Maheshwari. Therefore, the goddess is revered as a symbol of power in the Sanatan Vedic religion. Nothing can happen without his power. Due to this, an attempt is made to please Bhagwati, who is worshiped as a mother power, by taking the opportunity of Dashain.

On the first day of Dashain, which begins on the day of Ghatsthapana, the goddess is established and the deposit is kept. On that day, deposits are kept at home individually and collectively at various temples and fortresses. Durga Shaptashati is also recited along with the task of keeping the deposit after completing the entire method. After bathing and washing in the morning, you should do pure worship, and always do Aarti regularly in the evening. This sequence continues till the fifth day and on the sixth day the willow invitation i.e. bell leaf is worshiped.

Flowers are brought in on the seventh or seventh day. In order to bring in flowers, you need nine wavy leaves and varieties of flowers like banana, pomegranate, paddy, haldi, belpatra, ashoka, jayanti, sugarcane and mane. On the night of Ashtami, sacrifices are performed and homadi is performed by worshiping Kalaratri. On that day, some even sing hymns all night long. On the day of Navami, goats, chickens, ducks, pigeons, calves, lambs etc. are sacrificed to the Goddess. Brahmins are forbidden by the scriptures.

That is why Brahmins and other vegetarians make sacrifices in the shape of animals from kuvindo, coconut, sugarcane or any other fruit, emulsion and meat flour. Since the goddess is the mother of all, sacrifice is not necessary. Sacrifice is associated with the influence of Tantric tradition. This may be due to the fact that Tantra was very popular in Nepal in the past, innumerable animals were sacrificed in Nepali Shakti Peeths.

Is it possible to slap the neck of an animal without realizing that it is appropriate to sacrifice one's bestial instincts with a sattvic spirit in order to please the Goddess? Therefore, making the festival of Shakti and Sadhana non-violent can also be a good way to gain power. Similarly, on the day of Navami, food, clothes and Dakshina are offered to the nine virgins as much as possible by considering them as the form of Goddess Nava Durga.

On the day of Dashmi, that is, on the day of vaccination, blessings are received from the hands of a person older than oneself. In the Treta era, on this very day, there is a story that Shri Ram killed Ravana who was depriving Sita. For this, it is said that Rama worshiped Goddess Durga for nine days from Narad's teachings and conquered Ravana on the tenth day. This day is called Vijaya Dashami, or Big Ten, because Rama conquered Ravana.

The festival of Shakti and Sadhana is being celebrated on the tenth day due to the belief that power can be acquired for birth and rebirth by worshiping Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati. In all Shakti Peeths, the goddess is worshiped from Pratipada, but some have a tradition of immersion on the day of Dashmi and then gradually till the day of Kojagrat Punirma. In some parts of the kingdom, it is customary to vaccinate only on the day of Vijaya Dashami, but in some places it is customary to vaccinate from Dashami to Punirma according to one's own tradition.

Tithing is a festival to sing the praises of women in particular. Sanatan culture has been respecting the entire female race as mother power since the beginning of human civilization. It seems that the gods have resorted to the shelter of man power to address demons like Mahishasura, Shumbha-Nishumbha, Raktabija, Chandamunda. Since men are incomplete without women, it is appropriate to persuade the tithe, which plays an important role in inculcating the feeling that women's power should be worshiped, according to one's power. 

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