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Do you know that Devotees from India and world over flock to Nepal animal sacrifice festival ?

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Asked by azam khan, 07 Nov '11 07:45 pm
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Yes. They do offer animals, especially goats. What to say some, in pursuit to get occult powers, do sacrifice their young ones, too.
Answered by Dharmarajan, 07 Nov '11 07:50 pm

 
  
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More than a quarter of a million animals will be slaughtered

Hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotees have converged on a town in Nepal for a festival which is considered the world's largest animal sacrifice.

The Gadhimai festival, which happens once every five years, is taking place in Bariyapur in southern Nepal.

Over the next two days more than a quarter of a million animals are expected to be slaughtered for Gadhimai - a goddess of power.

Sacrifice is a seen as a way of thanking the deity for good luck, or asking her for fortune and prosperity.
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Source: google com
Answered by anil garg, 09 Nov '11 09:56 pm

 
  
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Hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotees have converged on a town in Nepal for a festival which is considered the world's largest animal sacrifice.
The Gadhimai festival, which happens once every five years, is taking place in Bariyapur in southern Nepal.
Over the next two days more than a quarter of a million animals are expected to be slaughtered for Gadhimai - a goddess of power.
Sacrifice is a seen as a way of thanking the deity for good luck, or asking her for fortune and prosperity.
"The goddess needs blood," says Chandan Dev Chaudhury, a priest at the Gadhimai temple in the centre of the festival site.
"If anyone has a problem, then I will cut the throat of an animal in the temple and that person's problem will be solved."
'Ancient belief'
Many of the worshippers have come from neighbouring India for the two-day festival.
Sixty-year-old Suresh Patak and his family travelled for a day to reach the festival from the Indian state of Bihar.
They have brought a goat to offer ...more
Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8375591.stm
Answered by Ajeebdastan, 07 Nov '11 07:46 pm

 
  
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