This Day of the Canine pageant is devoted to thanking and honoring canine for his or her loyalty and friendship. It’s also known as Kukur Tihar or Kukur Puja (worship of the canine).
It takes place throughout a time known as “biwali,” which is through the Hindu pageant of lights held throughout October – November. This time is related to Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and marks the fiscal new yr in India. The Diwali additionally symbolizes victory of sunshine over darkness, good over evil, and data over ignorance.
On the pageant, the canine are blessed with a “Tika,” a crimson mark utilized to their brow. They’re additionally given flower garlands and supplied meals as a part of the celebration.
Because the Hindus consider that canine is the messenger of Yamaraj, the God of demise, they consider that by maintaining the canine in good humor they are going to have the ability to appease Yamaraj.
All canine are welcomed and honored on the particular pageant. Pets in addition to stray canine, and cats are handled like royalty. They’re fed meat, eggs, milk, and good high quality pet food.
It’s a phenomenal time of yr in Nepal the place town is full of lights and the individuals clear their homes and courtyards. They pray to Laxmi, the Goddess of Wealth, urging her to go to their homes and bless them.
Within the footage, the animals definitely look glad and content material to be the focal point, nonetheless, we expect on a regular basis needs to be the day of the canine.
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