Dashain (also know as Dushara in India) is great festival in Nepal usually around late September or early October and goes for 4 weeks of holidays leading to Tihar.
Highlights include the GOAT SACRIFICE, over 50,000 goats are sacrificed in Pokhara alone. The PING swing, is a home made swing set that often tower up to 100m tall. The PING swing is made from rope and bamboo poles.
The main day of Dashain is a family occasion, with special Nepali food, and receiving RICE TIKA from your elder. Red puff rice is wore places on the forhead usually by grandma or grandpa.