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Dashain celebrations – Queen’s Gurkha Signals

3rd October 2022

Dashain celebration by Queen’s Gurkha Signals

The Queen’s Gurkha Signals is celebrating Dashain on the daily basis from day one in the home of the Queen’s Gurkha Signals at Bramcote Barracks led by Gurkha Major, Major Deepak Rai MVO, Pundit Jagadish Paudel and six Pujari bhai haru representing each sub-unit.

Continuing the celebration of Dashain, Phulpati puja was performed in Bramcote Temple with a large number of officers, soldiers and their families stationed in Bramcote witnessing the ritual. Phulpati is observed on the seventh day of Dashain festival. In Nepali, “Phul” means flower and “Pati” means leaves and plants. There is a tradition in Nepal to bring nine types of Fulpati into the home on seventh day of Navaratri. It is believed that Fulpati represents nine Goddess and they brings health, wealth and prosperity to the homes.

Dashain celebration by Queen’s Gurkha Signals
Dashain celebration by Queen’s Gurkha Signals

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