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Our Social Values and Norms

Notes

Our Social Custom

Nepal has a rich cultural history because of its vast diversity in altitude that has reflected our unique culture. Our social customs go back to the Hindu and Buddhist traditions. Among them, the rules of marriage are particularly interesting. In traditional families, marriage deals are arranged by parents after the boy or girl come of age. Many of ethnic groups have their own dramatic cultures and languages.

Nation and Nationality

The concept of nation and nationality are extremely difficult to define. Nation means a group of people who share a common territory and government. The word nation came to the English from the Old French word ‘nacion’, which is derived from the latin word ‘natio’ meaning “birth”. The nation is a social concept. It is an organized community of people composed of one or more languages, religions, cultures, traditions and history.

Our Folk Culture

The culture of Nepal is rich and unique. Nepal is a country where art, culture, and religion lie at the heart of its people. The culture heritage of Nepal has evolved over the centuries. All society has its own history and traditions. Traditions and cultures are the outcomes of the continuous process of civilization. Traditional songs, dances, music, art, folklore, tales, proverbs, beliefs and legends are some units of folk culture.

Some Famous Nepalese Personalities

Nepal is a place where famous and brave legends were born. They have sacrificed their life for freedom. They helped in spreading the name of Nepal all over the World. Thus, it is the homeland for people of praise and respect.