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  • 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