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Grade XI NEB Syllabus - Culture
The study of culture helps understand the dynamics of human society and provides a sound knowledge of the present and the future problems that the human race may encounter. This course has been devised incorporating the various elements of culture since the very dawn of human civilization to understand the dynamism of the culture of Nepal.

 

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 Grade XI NEB Syllabus – Culture Syllabus

 

 

 

CULTURE
GRADE XI

Full marks: 100
Teaching hours: 150

I. Introduction

 

The study of culture helps understand the dynamics of human society and provides a sound knowledge of the present and the future problems that the human race may encounter. This course has been devised incorporating the various elements of culture since the very dawn of human civilization to understand the dynamism of the culture of Nepal. This course will help the students to appreciate the gnosis of the evolution of human culture, particularly of numerous ethnic groups practicing their socio-cultural traditions and political and economic systems in different forms.
 
II. General Objectives
The general objectives of the Culture Syllabus course are:
a.                   to enable the students to appreciate the niceties of Nepal’s historical tradition of different periods; and
b.                  to acquaint them with the basic cultural life of various ethnic groups of Nepal.

 
III. Specific Objectives
On the completion of the Culture Syllabus course, the students will be able to identify a. Nepal’s traditional and documented history; and
b. Nepal’s social and religious tradition in historical perspective as well as the significance of various festivals and sacraments practiced by the people in the country.
 
IV. Course contents
 
Section- A. Political History of Nepal (60 marks)                                       90 Teaching hrs
1.
1.Introductory studies:
      Definition of history and culture and their relations with Anthropology and Archaeology 
      Sources:
i. Archaeological ii. Literary, and iii. Foreign accounts.
2. A brief history of the Gopalas, Mahisapalas, Kiratas, Shakyas of Kapilvastu and Videhas of Janakpur.
      Political history of the Lichchhavi and Malaa periods with special reference to the following rulers:
Manadeva, Amsuvarma, Narendra Deva, Shiva Deva II, and Jaya Deva, Raghava Deva and Introduction of Nepal Era, Gunakama Deva, and Ari Malla.
      Jayasthitimalla.          Yakshamalla, Rayamalla,      Jitamitramalla Bhupatindramalla and Ranjit Malla of Bhaktapur.
      Ratnamalla, Mahendra Malla, Laxinarasinghamalla, Pratapmalla, and Jaya Prakash Malla of Kathmandu
      Siddhinarsinghamalla, Srinivasa Malla, Yognarendramalla and Six Pradhans of Patan.
      Causes for the fall of the Mallas.
      Social and administrative condition of the Nepal Valley during the Lichchhavi and Malla periods.
      A brief study of the unification of Nepal: Contributions of Prithvi Narayan Shah, Rajendra Laxmi Devi, and Bahadur Shah.
      A brief study of the Nepal East India Company War of 1814-16 and the Treaty of Sugauli.
 
Section- B Cultural History of Nepal (40 marks)                             60 teaching hrs
 
                     Main features of the Varnashram system:- Main sacraments of the Hindu and Buddhist societies: Education- aims and ideals: Ancient Educational System of the Hindus and Buddhists; Relation between the teachers and students.
                     Hinduism:- Vedic and Upanisadic religions; important Vedic Deities:- Rudra, Surya, Varuna, Vac, and Indra.
                     Buddhism:- Life and teaching of Lord Buddha; an introduction to Hinayana, Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism and the major difference in these schools.
                     A brief study of Shaivism, Shaktism, and Vaishnavism in Nepal.
                     People of Nepal

A brief study of the area of settlement social structure, sacraments, religion, and festivals of the Sherpa. Gurung, Kirata, Newar and
                     Study of the Main Festivals of Nepal
Dashain, Tihar, Buddha Jayanti, Shivaratri, Vasanta Panchami, Ghode Jatra, Rato Matsyendranath Jatra, Chhath, Vibaha Panchami and Losar Tharu communities of Nepal.
 
V. Reference books
 
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2.   Bista, D. B. People of Nepal
3.   Pokharel, G. P. Nepala Rajyako Etihasika Vritanta
4.   Parbhu, P. N. Hindu Social Organization
5.   Regmi, .J. C., Nepalako Dharmika Itihasa

 

6.   Shrestha, H.P., Nepalako Itihasa ra Samskriti Eka Jhalaka
 

 

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