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Why do Nepalese celebrate Tihar and worship Dogs?

What is Tihar? Tihar is the second biggest Nepali festival after Dashain, and is usually allocated a three-day-long national holiday. Tihar is known as the festival of light where lamps are lit at night. The festival of lights celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, of knowledge over ignorance, and the dissolution of barriers that separate humans from …

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