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  • Mitho Kura: Sweet Things

    Jackie Taylor

    Mitho Kura: Sweet Things by Jackie Taylor Against the backdrop of the Patan Museum stand six young people, spotlighted. When they start to play, the audience knows they are witnessing something truly different. Captured in the moment, the faces of the audience brighten, soften, and relax

  • Moksha: A Gift to Self

    Moksha: A Gift to Self Few people know the secret of living life to the fullest. Those who do know, know that the secret is not something that can be read, but practiced. Every day. “We put so much focus on our material belongings. Take your

  • Solace for the Soul at Osho Tapoban

    Shivangi Bansal

      Solace for the Soul at Osho Tapoban  Looking for an escape from all the chaos and humdrum of Kathmandu? Then, look no further than Osho Tapoban. A perfect getaway from the city life, nestled between the hills and the forests is an ashram set

  • Peace of poetry


    South Asian Poetry Festival for Peace was held in Kathmandu on December 7 and 8 with the aim to get the South Asian voice through poetry, out in the open. There couldn’t have been a better suited venue for poetry other than the Patan Durbar Square and the Kathmandu

  • The living church

    Lizbeth Lucksom

    The early missionaries did not struggle in vain. The oldest church in Nepal is proof of their resilience. Nepal, before being a secular state, was best known as a Hindu kingdom. The Hindu temples and shrines around the country are a common attraction for thousands of tourists each year.

  • Put a cap on it

    Anubhuti Poudyal

    What are topis anyway? Are they a symbol of honor, a basic fabric of culture or an utterly exaggerated form of clothing Each culture that’s proud of its existence has pieces of clothing with stories that go back into the past. A veil or a scarf. A meager hair

  • Art trancending confinement

    Swosti Rajbhandari

     ArtLab chooses to idolize into portraits local icons who have made immense contributions to society and to remind people of these heroes who have stood out in trying situations. Passing the Balaju-Chakrapath Ringroad on my way to work, I see huge paintings signed ‘Prasad’ standing out amidst the clutter

  • The Red Parade

    Srizu Bajracharya

    Where once beauty defined itself, today it is being defined. Everything in this world unfolds a story; you just need to look closer. The story that I am going to tell has been forever young for the celebration it brings to life on every Shrawan. The story itself isn’t

  • Hajuraama knows best !

    Anubhuti Poudyal

    Going through Nepali kitchen cupboards, you see not just food but also the ingredients of home remedies that have survived lifetimes. For a culture as old as ours, the results of these remedies are tremendous. My grandmother once told me she never fell ill when she was my

  • All in one

    Kshitiz Singh

    Dya Khaa pasa:, traditional shops that describe the trade behavior of the past still exchange goods from food items to powerful medicinal herbs A mix of mysterious aromas rises from a line of old shops, rushing through your nostrils as you pass by Dya Kha pasa: (pasa: is Newari