Earthquake kit list – Post-quake measuring 7.9 on the Richter in Nepal on Saturday (04/25/2015) social networks flooded with a variety of news and matters related to the disaster which today claimed to have reached 17,000 people were killed and 14 021 injured.
Not long ago, in a variety of discussion groups WhatsApps (WA) many outstanding videos and photos associated with the earthquake in Nepal were ‘beheading’ massive persembangan animals to the gods.
“Mashallah, thousands of buffalo were slaughtered in Nepal to honor the gods in the Hindu religion,” according to one member of the sound message in the discussion group WhatsAppsobtained editorial , with a ceremonial send video form ‘beheading ‘thousands of buffalo.
In the very near future, some of the same photograph has been circulated in groups of WA. Some people, had sent a statement to the editor to confirm the truth of photos and videos.
Festival Worship of Goddess Gadhimai
According to the source the Western media, about six months ago before the earthquake Nepal, exactly 28 November 2014, in Nepal there gadhimai festival, a festival celebration of the Hindu religion which is held once every five years at Temple Gadhimai Bariyapur, Distik Bara, about 100 miles (160 KM) south of the capital Kathmandu in southern Nepal bordering India.
This celebration involves animal sacrifice (in the form; buffaloes, pigs, goats, chickens and pigeons) in the world that aims to please the Goddess Gadhimai, the Goddess of Power.
In this celebration, estimated at more than 250,000 animals were sacrificed to please the Hindu goddesses.
Note Reuters quoted the animal rights organization, PETA, asking to stop the ritual, festival previously cut more than 250,000 birds.
The festival ends with a ritual beheading of 6,000 buffalo in a field near the temple. The ritual was done for two days.
Activists from PETA constantly campaigning to stop what he described as heinous ceremonies, ‘massacre’ is. Even so, the committee called the festival ritual actually be the biggest this year.
A total of 2.5 million visitors view the festival, according to local officials, Yogendra Prasad Dulal. He also said that it is impossible to calculate the full animals slaughtered during this time.
“It was a great day,” said Mangal Chaudary, head priest of the Temple of Gadhimai. “Sacrifices of buffaloes has been completed, but we will continue to slaughter goats and other animals for one day to the next,” he continued.
During the two-day festival, the Hindu devotee has cut more than 6,000 buffaloes and 100,000 goats and other animals. These animals are dedicated to the goddess Gadhimai.
As is known, more than 80 percent (27 million inhabitants of Nepal) are Hindu.
Worshipers believe that animal sacrifices will bring good luck and prosperity after the Goddess Gadhimai satisfied.
Although the cow is considered sacred, thousands of animals slaughtered, in the picture, is the buffalo. Do not imagine the ‘sacrifice’ of these animals as a way of Islam slaughtered jugular vein (exactly three channels in the neck) by way of put to sleep first. A total of 6,000 buffalo are herded in an open field, then decapitated, from the top, using a typical sword.
As for the head of a sacrificed animal will be buried in a large pit, while the skin will be sold to traders.
Activists from PETA repeatedly protested this festival. “It’s not worth killing animals in the name of religion,” Kaat Uttam Kafle, members of animal rights protection to Reuters.
“We tried to convince the people that they may worship in a peaceful manner, without the need to conduct animal cruelty,” said Uttam.
High Court of India recently has asked the government to stop shipping to Nepal animal used for the ceremony.