The trance scene in Nepal was introduced as a spiritual ‘Bhajan’ in 1988 by Andy aka Hatti baba around Pashupati temple during Shiva Ratri. The scene remained small within the community and was known to only a few select tourist in Nepal. However after the end of civil war in 2006 the scene became massive attracting lots of people from all around the world.
Nepal (Nepali: नेपाल, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal), is a landlocked country in South Asia and is the world’s youngest republic. It is bordered to the north by the People’s Republic of China, and to the south, east, and west by India. With an area of 147,181 square kilometers and a population of approximately 30 million, Nepal is the world’s 93rd largest country by land mass and the 41st most populous country. Kathmandu is the nation’s capital and the country’s largest metropolitan city.
Nepal is a country of highly diverse and rich geography, culture, and religions. The mountainous north contains eight of the world’s ten highest mountains, including the highest, Mount Everest. The fertile and humid south is heavily urbanized. Although Hinduism is practiced by a majority of the population, the nation also has a strong Buddhist tradition, as it is the birthplace of Gautama Buddha.