Do and Dont in Nepal
Do and Dont in Nepal: With the diverse ethnic groups and traditional beliefs. Nepal has numerous cultural practices that may appear unusual to a person on his/her first visit to the country. However, to enjoy your stay in this remarkable country of the white Himalayas and sparkling rivers. It is important to take into consideration the different cultural aspects of the country. Here is the list of the things, which may be helpful to you and tell us about do’s & don’ts in Nepal.
The form of greeting in Nepal is “Namaste”. It performs by joining the palms together. While entering the Nepalese home, temples, stupas and other monuments you always need to remember one thing. That is you need to remove our shoes. Be careful you are not allowing your spoon, fork or a hand to use for your eating to touches others’ food, plate, cooking utensils or the serving disk.
Do not eat from other people’s plates and do not drink from other bottles or glasses. It considers impure by Nepalese. Never touch anything with your feet. This considers an offense among Nepalese. While you traveling dress appropriately and women should especially avoid dressing in skimpy, outfits. People need to seek permission first before entering a Hindu temple because Hindu temple does not allow westerners or non-Hindus to enter. Leather articles are prohibited to be taken inside the temple precinct.
Walking around the temples or stupa is traditionally done clockwise. Take photographs only after receiving permission from the object or person being photographed. Public displays of affection between men and women are frown upon. Do not do something that is totally alien to our environment.
Develop a genuine to meet and talk to Nepalese people and respect their local customs. Please do not touch offering or persons when they are on the way to shrines or are in the process of worshiping. Keep a respectful distance.
Please do not accept gifts or buy objects of art, Manuscripts, image, etc. Which have Antique value, these need to stay here not only for ourselves but for future visitors like you who would like to share the experience? Whether something is antique or not can be established by the Department of Archaeology. Please be inform that Nepalese men can establish by the Department of Archaeology. It is necessary to inform that Nepalese men often walk around hand in hand. But this does not have the same implication as it does in Europe, America or another developed country. It is not good to inquire about a person’s caste.
Do and Dont in Nepal: