Table of Contents

Issue 199 | June 2018

Surya Power, 24 hour

Surya Power, 24 hour Thanks to the NEA and Kulman Ghising, loadshedding is all but gone, as are the days of using inverters. The use of solar technology to...

5 Things to do in Asan

5 Things to do in Asan

Asan, more properly defined as the beating heart of Kathmandu, encompasses the rich culture and lifestyle of the Nepali people. Untouched, raw, and full of vibrant tradition, Asan can definitely...

Adding Zest to your Life

Adding Zest to your Life

Being assigned to check out AchaarGhar—‘pickled sauce house’ in English—excited me, as it had been on my radar for some time. After living in Kathmandu for a couple...

The Shantipur Story

The Shantipur Story

As King Pratap Malla entered the darkened vestibule of the temple, legions of bats awoke to the cadence of his footsteps and flapped and fluttered about in the dark, further...

Marwari Mahotsav 2018

Marwari (Marwadi)—the South Asian multi-linguistic group, particularly in India and Nepal—is an umbrella term that includes both Hindus and Jains who have originated from the eastern Rajasthan region, i.e. Marwar...

An Eden Not Too Far

An Eden Not Too Far

I feel a soft breeze against my cheeks, as leaves rustle and whisper amongst each other. The sunrays, playing a game of hide and seek with the large overhanging trees,...

The Pen - A Way of Writing by Susan M. Griffith-Jones

After traveling to the Muktinath valley, located high up in the beautiful Annapurna Conservation Park, in Mustang, northern Nepal, Susan M. Griffith-Jones penned a beautiful spiritual travelogue combined with colorful...

Reliving the Heritage

Reliving the Heritage

The concept of cultural heritage tends to be associated with historic monuments and buildings, archaeological sites, art, and artifacts that affirm and enrich cultural identities as a legacy...