Buddhist and Hindu shrines and festivals are respected and celebrated by many. With eight of the ten highest mountain peaks including Mount Everest, Nepal is a tourist destination. Trafficking in women and child labor remain serious problems.
Sorrowful Mysteries: Intentions for Nepal
1. That public opinion be made more aware of human trafficking.
2. That concrete solutions may be found to end human trafficking.
3. That government continue its efforts against money laundering.
4. That the political parties and the Maoists succeed in forging national consensus.
5. That Mount Everest and the other wonders of creation be preserved.