In this Unit we will cover:
Buddism and Hinduism
Hindu and Buddist religions have been in Nepal for more than two thousand years. Budda was born there
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Although Hindu is their main religion, they practice a blend of both hindu and buddism.
They are divided into three main groups.
The Indo-nepalese came from India. The Tibeto-nepalese came from Mongolia. The indigenous nepalese predate the other two.
Nepal social classes are based on wealth, and they are highly patriarchal.
One of Nepal's biggest problems is coruption in their government. Politics are run by bribery and money