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Nepalese Culture in a Nutshell

Nepalese Culture in a Nutshell
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Item Code: NAM709
Author: Dr. Ram Dayal Rakesh
Publisher: Ratna Pustak Bhandar, Nepal
Language: English
Edition: 2008
ISBN: 9789993307143
Pages: 200 (26 B/W Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5 inch x 5.5 inch
weight of the book: 235 gms
Contents

Pashupatinath: the Guardian God of Nepal1
Ganesh: God of Good Luck7
Hindu Goddesses of Nepal13
The Mandala34
Erotic Carvings in Nepalese Temples45
Folk Dances of Tharus48
Folk Rhymes in Maithili Culture53
Concept of Matrikas60
Worshipping Swasthani for the Longevity of Husbands65
The River Cult in Maithili Culture70
Rato Machchhindranath76
Significance of Symbols in Nepalese Culture81
The Tree Cult in Nepalese Culture88
Cultural Tourism in Nepal94
Tattoo Culture109
Traditional Dances114
Worshipping Shree Satyanarayan123
Environmental Aesthetics138
Nepalese Culture in a Nutshell143
Madnotsava in Mithila152
Janakpur: a Legendary Land156
Goddess Durga167
Jewellery of the Terai175
Jewellery in the Tharu Community181
Sama Chakewa183
Islam: the Religion of Peace186
Female Folk Dances of Mithila191
References195

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