Wednesday , 7 December 2016

Nepal, more than 250,000 animals were killed for 2 days

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More than 250,000 animals are being lined up for slaughter as Nepal embarks on a two-day religious festival where buffalo, birds and goats are sacrificed to appease a Hindu goddess. Millions of Hindus flock to the ceremony, which is held every five years at the temple of Gadhimai, the goddess of power, in Bariyarpur, Nepal, near the Indian border. The last time the festival was held, in 2009, more than 250,000 animals were killed, according to animal rights organisation PETA, who is campaigning to put a stop to the practice.

Vasanth Krishna, whose Facebook profile shows he’s a service associate at Amazon India, posted the following on his timeline last April 26:

“I wonder why Human cries for Human only…So selfish ? So self centered ?…Just a month back there was a huge massacre for annual religious festival in Nepal.

More than 250,000 animals were lined up for slaughter as Nepal embarks on a two-day religious festival where buffalo, birds and goats were sacrificed to appease a Hindu goddess.

Millions of Hindus flocked to the ceremony, which are held every five years at the temple of Gadhimai, the goddess of power, in Bariyarpur, Nepal, near the Indian border.

The last time the festival was held, in 2009, more than 250,000 animals were killed, according to animal rights organisation PETA, who is campaigning to put a stop to the practice……..This is most horrid procedure to please goddess…..The natural disaster is occurred just because of this sort of inhuman sacrifice in name of religious practice.

We should STOP it such abominable act immediately …Live and Let others LIVE…Or else Mother NATURE will react very badly and she will not let you LIVE peacefully…..Everybody is Her child……………Pls. do not hurt anyone…..Hare Krishna…..”

The festival is ‘kicked off’ with the ritual slaughter of five thousand buffalo in a field near the temple, after which two days of ritual animal slaughter takes place.

Animal rights activists such as PETA are campaigning to halt the mass animal-slaughter, but despite their efforts, the organisers of the festival has promised that this year will be the biggest yet.

About 2.5 million devotees  have turned out for the festival, according to local government official Yogendra Prasad Dulal, who said it was ‘impossible to estimate’ the total number of animals sacrificed so far.

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