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  • Maha Shivaratri -Definitely Not As We Know It!

    February 12, 2018 • NEPAL • Author:

    The marketplace is bustling with shoppers and the crowds are out in full swing. The temples seem fuller and the chants of Om Nama Shivaya ring out distinctly over other sounds. All this hype is for the upcoming Maha Shivaratri. But what do we really know about this occasion? Today Western culture...

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  • Bhai Tika with a Twist

    October 20, 2017 • CULTURE, NEPAL, OTHER • Author:

    I am someone who is very fond of lights, colors, flowers and dogs. Since all these are highlights of Tihar, the festival of lights, I enjoy this festival thoroughly for four days. Every year, Tihar is a time of excitement. As a child, me and my friends played Bhailo and started practicing as soon...

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  • Travesty of Modern Teej

    September 11, 2015 • WOMEN • Author:

    By- Deepak ShimKhada With age comes experience and wisdom.  Now that I have turned 70, I hope I have earned both.  As a senior citizen, I can be excused for speaking my mind without being politically correct. During the past few days innumerable Teej parties were organized in Kathmandu as well as...

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