Tradição estúpida: festival Gadhimai é o maior evento de sacrifício de animais do mundo

  • O festival Gadhimai foi até o ano passado o maior maior evento sacrifício de animais do mundo e ocorria  a cada cinco anos no sul do Nepal. 
    Mais de 500 mil búfalos, cabras e galinhas foram decapitados no templo do Nepal em 2009, e cerca de 250.000 em 2014. 
    Cerca de cinco milhões de pessoas, dos quais 80 por cento indianos, viajavam para assistir animais sendo mortos no festival de dois dias
  • The Gadhimai festival was world's largest animal sacrifice event and took place every five years in southern Nepal. Over 500,000 buffalo, goats and chickens were decapitated in Nepalese temple in 2009, and around 250,000 in 2014 Around five million, of whom 80 per cent are Indian, would travel to watch animals being killed in two-day festival
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The end: These horrific scenes from the last Gadhimai festival in 2014 will never be repeated after religious leaders in Nepal decided to end the centuries-old ritual

The end: These horrific scenes from the last Gadhimai festival in 2014 will never be repeated after religious leaders in Nepal decided to end the centuries-old ritual

Bloody: Every five years for over two centuries, Hindus in Nepal have shepherded animals into the Gadhimai temple in southern Nepal (pictured in 2014) to kill them

Bloody: Every five years for over two centuries, Hindus in Nepal have shepherded animals into the Gadhimai temple in southern Nepal (pictured in 2014) to kill them

Killing: Once trapped inside the temple's high walls, butchers in red bandannas (pictured in 2014) would decapitate the animals

Killing: Once trapped inside the temple's high walls, butchers in red bandannas (pictured in 2014) would decapitate the animals

Weapon: A butcher partaking in the mass slaughter of buffalo in 2014 sharpens his knife before he continues to decapitate the animals

Weapon: A butcher partaking in the mass slaughter of buffalo in 2014 sharpens his knife before he continues to decapitate the animals

Spectators: Around five million people would travel to the the temple in southern Nepal to watch the killings, and sit on the temple's high walls to get a good view

Spectators: Around five million people would travel to the the temple in southern Nepal to watch the killings, and sit on the temple's high walls to get a good view

Break: A butcher rests to call someone as the corpses of hundreds of buffalo who were slaughtered during the Gadhimai festival surround him

Break: A butcher rests to call someone as the corpses of hundreds of buffalo who were slaughtered during the Gadhimai festival surround him

Popular: Millions of people from Nepal and neighbouring India flocked to the temple to watch the bloody ritual last year

Popular: Millions of people from Nepal and neighbouring India flocked to the temple to watch the bloody ritual last year

Aggressive: Butchers wielding razor-sharp knives work themselves up into a frenzy before the slaughter begins
 

Aggressive: Butchers wielding razor-sharp knives work themselves up into a frenzy before the slaughter begins

Mass slaughter: More than 500,000 buffalo, goats, chickens and other animals were decapitated at the Gadhimai festival in 2009, and another 250,000 in 2014 (pictured)
 

Mass slaughter: More than 500,000 buffalo, goats, chickens and other animals were decapitated at the Gadhimai festival in 2009, and another 250,000 in 2014 (pictured)

Cancelled: The chairman of the Gadhimai Temple Trust has now said: 'The time has come to replace killing and violence with peaceful worship and celebration'

Cancelled: The chairman of the Gadhimai Temple Trust has now said: 'The time has come to replace killing and violence with peaceful worship and celebration'



Read more: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3176928/The-death-Nepal-s-killing-fields-Bloody-centuries-old-festival-Hindus-decapitate-hundreds-thousands-animals-appease-goddess-

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