If protests against Dassain hurt your sentiments…

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While, for the hill so-called high caste Hindus, Dassain is the biggest religious festival, for many others, it--along with a lot of the other things--is a symbol of suppression and oppression their ancestors suffered from. So, if, as a high caste, your sentiments are hurt by protests against it, I invite you to reflect and imagine how much and how long the sentiments of others and their ancestors must have been hurt by the suppression of, for example, their festivals.

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Dassain: Traffic, Goats, Sheep, Chickens and a Trek

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Dassain is...a holiday for exploring the country!
WARNING: The blog contains a photo of a bloody, headless chicken, a photo of a defeathered chicken, a goat carcass and descriptions of animal body parts that some might find unpalatable or even revolting.

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