Nepal Religion 2019
In this World, there are about 7 Billion of the population with different religions, culture, norms, notions, and festivals. But in this blog, we are going to discuss different religions in Nepal. And out today’s topic is Nepal Religion 2019 – Nepal Religion And Culture. We will share some information about our country Nepal Religion And Culture.
Constitution of Nepal-January 15, 2007 had declared Nepal as a secular, inclusive, totally democratic state with multi-religious, multi-cultures and multi-ethnic country. Before that Nepal was considered as a
So, New Constitution of Nepal,20 September 2015 was made where it is clearly written that Nepal is no more a
But it doesn’t mean that we should not protect our religion. We should protect our oldest Hindu in the way of peace and respect supporting every others religion too.
Nepal Population By Religion 2018
As a report estimated by UnitedNations on 27 November 2018, the current population of Nepal is 2,97,51,851with different religions they believe on.
As from data of 2011 census, 80.62% of Nepalese population was Hindu, 9.0% were Buddhist, 1.4% were Christian, 4.4%were Muslim, 3.0% were Kirati, 0.2% were Sikh, 0.1% were Jain, 0.6% include other religions such as Om Santi, Sai Baba, Krishna Pranami etc.
Hinduism is considered as third largest religion in the World with more than 1 billion belief globally. It ranks just below Christianity and Islam. Of the many faiths practiced in the world, Hinduism is one of the world’s oldest active religions.
Hinduism was considered as far back as 3000 BCE, with the Indus Valley Civilization near the border of Pakistan and India. The Ancient Vedic text is the oldest religious text of Hinduism as well as of the world, which was written in Sanskrit around 1000 BCE, as a hymn of God.
Also, there are various texts, which are written in Sanskrit (Liturgical Language), such as Vedas, Bhagavad-Gita, Puranas like Bhagavatam, the Upanishads, the Hindu Epics like Ramayana & Mahabharat.
In Hinduism, God Indra is known as the King of Gods, whereas God Vishnu is known as the protector of Gods.
Hinduism In Nepal
The trend of following Hindu religion in Nepal is highest with 80.62% of Nepalese population. About 2,39,85,942 Nepalese population believe in Hindu religion. It is assumed that this religion was started before 3500 years ago in Nepal.
Hinduism Belief in Multiple Deities. The primary three
are Shiva, Vishnu & Brahma, but there are many deities, which are in below
- Apam napat
are several popular Temples in Nepal which are often visited by pilgrims. Some
of them are: –
- Janaki Mandir
- Baglung Kalika
- Maula Kalika
- Devghat Dham
- Chandi Barahi
- Tal Barahi
Hinduism celebrates different
festivals every year. They are as follow:
- Krishna Janmashtami
- Mage Sankranti
- Buddha Jayanti
- Falgun Purnima
- Nag Panchami
- Hanuman Jayanti
- Raksha Bandhana
- Govardhan Puja
- Durga Puja
This is all about Hinduism and Hinduism in Nepal. We hope you like it.