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About Mongolian Holidays

Consistently the Mongolians observe "Tsagaan Sar" or New Year amongst winter and spring (the correct date relies upon the lunar date-book). Ordinarily, it is held at new moon toward the finish of January or in February. The occasion is commended all through Mongolia for three days. Tsagaan Sar is an occasion that commends the finish of winter and serves to welcome a thriving new year. It symbolizes a solid, well off life. Individuals begin their arrangements for Tsagaan Sar one month before hand. Families make a few hundred to a few a great many buuz (dumpling cooked by steaming), bansh (little dumpling cooked by bubbling): they get ready a lot of sustenance for all relatives, neighbors and companions that visit the family. The gers, horse shelters and yards of creatures must be as perfect as could be expected under the circumstances. Ladies make new deels (a customary thing of apparel) for each relative.

How the Sagaan Sar is commended?

The day preceding Tsagaan Sar is named "bituun" or no moon day. On this day, families put a devour of sheep back end, layers of conventional treats that raised on extensive plates by odd numbers and finished with confections and dairy items, airag (matured female horses drain), rice cooked with curd, steamed and bubbled dumplings and substantially more on the table. When it gets dim, individuals wear their finest garments and lounge around the table to devour until the point when they can eat no more and visit neighbors and relatives conveying nourishment proceed to the devour. Three bits of ice and feed are put at the entryway for god Baldan Lham and her quiet, since individuals trust that the divinity visits each family amid the evening of no moon day. The following morning, individuals get up before dawn, get wearing their finest garments and stroll in headings endorsed by the zodiac to begin of the new year right way. This is thought to bring good fortunes for the coming year. At that point men scale the closest mountain to welcome the principal dawn of the New Year. Ladies make drain tea and offer the best of it to earth and god. Of all shapes and sizes dumplings are cooked. With the dawn, the welcome service begins: the eldest or hosts of the family sit at khoimor (inverse side of entryway). At the point when individuals welcome, both expand their arms, palms turned up. More youthful relatives bolster the older folks at the elbows from beneath and say "Amar sain baina uu?" which signifies "how are you? The senior one says "mendee, amar sain uu?" signifying "fine, And you?" and the more established relative kisses the other on the two cheeks. Once in a while this activity is finished with "Khadag", a representative blue scarf, through which they express their regard each other. After the welcome function another devour begins among the family. Whenever completed, individuals visit each other's homes arranged by age (young people go older folks' home to welcome) and are offered by dumplings, drain tea and so forth. The hosts of the family by and large give endowments to the guests. Along these lines, the devour proceeds (formally for three days, yet practically speaking, it regularly continues for any longer when relatives go long separations to welcome each other).

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