Culture and religion of Nepal

Nepal is a multi-culture country. Customs and traditions in Nepal are different as you move from one place to the other. The diverse culture in Nepal makes the country unique and beautiful. The culture and traditions add joy and reasons for celebrations.

There is a large number of people living in different regions. The diverse ethnic groups follow their own cultural and religious practices. They have their own way of life, traditions, customs, and languages. Most of the people from the Himalayas are Buddhist. They follow the Tibetan region and the people from the Indian border are mostly Hindu.

Nepal is a multi-religious nation. The Nepalese Parliament declared Nepal as a secular state on May 18, 2006. Nepalese people follow different religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Jainism, Sikhism, and others.

However, the majority of Nepalis are Hindus. 80% of the total population are Hindus. The Buddhists make up 10%, Muslims make up 4%, and the rest of the total population follows others.

Through centuries, Hinduism and Buddhism have co-existed in harmony.