My Cultural Identity

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My Cultural Identity As we all know that everybody has their cultural identity. Our identity is based upon the values within society, our upbringing and the norms adopted by our culture. It is the beliefs, ideas and behaviours embraced by a person. Basically the cultural the cultural identity is the lifestyle or a way of life of a certain individuals. In this essay I will revealing my cultural identification and I will be also writing about the culture in my country. I was born in Nepal, in the hospital of Kathmandu. Both parents belong to the Nepalese ethnic group and they also are Hindu. In my early age my ethnic group and my religion have played major role in my cultural identity. After I was bought home as a new born from the Kathmandu hospital, my parents visited their Astrologer and got my horoscope. A horoscope is made by the exact time of birth and the Zodiac sign, which was present in eastern horizon. There are twelve Zodiac signs Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. I belong to the Scorpio Zodiac sign. However me astrologer had mentioned that at the time of my birth there were two Zodiac sign present in the eastern horizon, which were Scorpio and Taurus. The astrologer had mentioned that I would have qualities of both the Zodiac signs. Then I was taken to the temple of blessing. This was done by a guru, they chanted prayers for good fortune and to eliminate negative energy. When I had growth hair on my head, my parents organized a ritual for my first hair cut. All my relatives were present at this ritual. By the time I was able to mention words which was roughly when I was two and half years old my parents had ceremony where my aunt taught me how to read letters from a book. The first day I was going to school my parents took me to a temple for blessing

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