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  • A Jatra like No Other

    Amar B. Shrestha

    A Jatra like No Other By Amar B. Shrestha Bhaktapur is a pretty ancient city that, from a bird’s eye view, is supposed to have the shape of a flying pigeon, and besides being the origin of the original Nepali cap, the Bhadgaunle topi, and the original dress

  • The Night of Shiva

    Sushma Joshi

    The Night of Shiva by Sushma Joshi Shivaratri, or the night of Shiva, in my mind, is always associated with the Pashupatinath Temple. The temple was set away from human settlement for a reason—in the midst of the forest, amongst the slightly dilapidated buildings and gently

  • Tamu Lhosar, New Year of the Gurungs

    Sachita Gurung

    Tamu Lhosar, New Year of the Gurungs Words: Sachitra Gurung Each year on 15th Poush, I get to wake up with the amazing smell of sel roti. Poush 15th, also known as Tamu Lhosar, is the festival of the Gurung community and is celebrated with great