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Nepal is rich in culture as different people living in Nepal follows distinct culture. The Himalayan kingdom is multi-dimensional heritage which encompasses the diversities of Nepal’s ethnic, tribal, and social groups, and manifests in music and dance; art and craft; folklore and folktales; languages and literature; philosophy and religion; festivals and celebration; foods and drinks. Its culture is mostly influenced by Indian, Mongolian and Tibetan culture. Varieties of religious people lives in Nepal which encompasses Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Jainism, Sikhism, Bon, ancestor worship and animism. Among which Hinduism and Buddhism leads the majority who have coexisted with harmony since centuries.

The Buddhist and Hindus worship Lord Buddha visiting Viharas, Monasteries. The five Dhyani Buddhas; Vairochana, Akshobhaya, Rathasambhava, Amitabha and Amoghasiddhi, represent the five basic elements: earth, fire, water, air and ether.

The Hindus worship the ancient Vedic gods. Bramha the Creator, Vishnu the Preserver and Shiva the Destroyer, are worshipped as the Supreme Hindu Trinity.