A tiny country Nepal is not only a land of mountains but also a country full of colorful festivals. People of here celebrate over 50 festivals in a year. The most significant festival for Nepalese Hindus Dashain comes once in a year. Similarly Tihar is also another major festival and celebrated after Dashain. Besides, Buddha Jayanti (the celebration of the birth of Buddha); Maha Shivaratri (a festival of Lord Shiva, during Maha Shivaratri festivities, some people consume excessive drinks and smoke charas), ShreePanchami, Nagpanchami, Teej, Maghe Sankrati, JanaiPurnima, Krishnaastami, Chaite Dashain, Kuse Aunsi, Guru Purnima, Mother's day,Father's day, Indra jatra, Ghode jatra, Buddha Jayanti, Holi etc. are major festivals of the country.