Dashain is a Hindu festival. It is also known as Bada’dashain or Bijaya Dashami in Sanskrit. It to commemorate the day the goddess Durga killed demons known as Mahishasura – who were killing the world of the gods, the devaloka. People celebrate this festival for 7 days. The people celebrates this festival by rejoicing among relatives, flying kites, playing swings, and cards, and shopping. Apart from these activities, they offer the goat sacrifice in the name of goddess Durga too and they pay their visit to various Durga temples. This is one of the biggest festival in Nepal. Another fact to keep in mind regarding this very event is that Ginger, garlic, cardamom, cinnamon, cumin, nutmeg, coriander, bay leaf, fenugreek and pepper among others are consumed more during Dashain.