There’s a dog festival in Nepal, to appreciate our dogs, our best friends. We do love them for a reason. They are loyal and love us unconditionally. Also, love to be around us and teach us how to appreciate the smallest things in life.
Dog festival in Nepal is a totally suitable event for you if you love you beautiful furry creature. There, you can thank them for being your loyal companion.
Hindus always celebrate “Diwali” The Festival of Lights. But what’s different in Nepal that during this celebration, they celebrate this day Kukur Tihar or Kukur Puja which is specially for dogs.
It’s a five-day festival of worshipping our pets, give them food and treats, adorn them with flowers and mark them with a “Tika” on their heads.
These heartwarming pictures of dogs with red powder means they’re sacred and honored.
And for your information, in the dog festival they don’t just celebrate with dog pets, but also stray dogs are appreciated the same way.
The dog festival in Nepal is somehow a way to appease god, as thy believe that dogs are messengers from Yama, god of death in Hinduism
Furthermore, the king of righteousness Yudhishthira, didn’t want to go to heaven without his dog, as it was mentioned in the Hindu text Mahabharata.