Wealth is of two types. One is private wealth that is owned by an individual like TV, house, gold etc. Only the owner has the rights to use them. Others cannot use them without the owner's permission. The other type of wealth is national wealth. The country's temples, monasteries, public taps, buildings, etc. are the examples of national wealth. The airports and roads of the country can be used by all. Police provide security to all the people. Schools, colleges provide education to all the people without any discrimination. Hospitals are built to take care of the health of the public. The National Museums, National Parks, Durbar Squares are the places which come under national wealth. Similarly, the temples such as Changunarayan, Pashupatinath, Budhanilkantha are also national wealth. They are the pride and glory of our country.
Nepal is a country gifted by god. There are plenty of natural resources in our country. Mountains, rivers, lands, flora and fauna are the beauty of our country. The Himalayas, with high peaks, puts our head high. The rivers like Koshi and Gandaki are also the gifts of nature.
Nepal is also a historically and religiously famous country. There are said to be the places where sages lived and meditated. They describe the culture and civilization of our country as well as attract explorers to find out new things. Nepal has a large number of forests as well. It was said 'Hariyo Ban Nepal ko Dhan".
All the cultural features and resources which are created, protected and promoted by our ancestor and handed to future generations are called heritages.
The ecosystem is different according to the geographical belt. There is diversity in religious and cultural aspect in the life of the people of Nepal. The people pass their life by utilizing the natural resources of the environment. The nature aspects are interrelated with the lifestyle. The culture and religious heritages are related to the activities of human life. There is some difference in religious and cultural heritage in every geographical belt. There are many temples of religious importance in our country. They have their own values characteristics and cultural importance.
The need and importance of cultural can be described with the following topics: -
The total of the inherited ideas, beliefs, values, and knowledge which constitute the shared bases of social action is termed as culture. As Nepal is a multi-cultural country, it has a great importance of various cultural aspects existing in our society.
The world heritage community works for preservation and promotion of world heritage sites. They publicize issues for awareness creation and public participation. They enlist heritage sites as a prominent moment which promotes tourism in our country. This is also encouraged for development of infrastructure necessary for tourism development. Income generation and economic growth are promoted due to the development of tourism. Our identity has flourished in an international community.
The evidence of the past, such as historical sites, buildings and natural environment that has a great importance for future also is known as natural heritage.
The heritages that are on the list of World Heritage site from Nepal are:
Kathmandu valley has a long religious history associated to that of Manjushree, who came from China and drained the water through Chobar. Since that it has been remained as an important place for dwelling. When it became suitable for human settlement, then many kings ruled here. They made attractive palaces, temples. Later on, the kings developed as a modern city. The rulers later built here statues, pillars, Dharahara, clock tower, parks Museums etc. All these things are important national wealth.
The advantages of having National Heritage in one's country are as follows:
Which of the following is not national wealth?
Which of the following national park is listed in world heritage?
Shivapuri National Park
Khaptad National Park
Chitwan National Park
Shey-Phoksundo National Park
How can caves profit us?
By providing shelter to tiger and bears
By allowing sage to meditate
By attracting tourists who come looking for adventure
By glorifying our culture
What does World Heritage Site protect?
Important cultural or natural locations
Every National parks
Old collapsed Temples