Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. This day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting. Although it is celebrated on a variety of dates worldwide, many countries observe this day on the third Sunday in June.

It is celebrated in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States on the third Sunday of June. It is also observed in countries such as Argentina, Canada, France, Greece, India, Ireland, Mexico, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, and Venezuela. In Australia and New Zealand Father’s Day is on the first Sunday in September. In Thailand it is celebrated on December 5, which is the birthday of the country’s king. Brazilian dads are honored on the second Sunday of August. But in Nepal it falls on the dark fortnight of a month in the Hindu calendar, which varies between August and September.

In Nepal Father’s Day is also known as ‘Kuse Aausi’,  Pitri Tirpani Aausi, Gokarne Ausi or ‘Buba ko mukh herne din’.  This is one of the religious occasion. On this auspicious day, sons and daughters go to the home to meet their father and spend quality time with him and honour ones father for his guidance and teachings in life. On this day they worship at the temple and perform different rituals.

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