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Coronavirus and Emerging Superstitions

Coronavirus and Emerging Superstitions

- by Nisha Jha

The news last month that the Bhimsen idol in Dolakha is sweating and it is a sign that ‘something disastrous’ is going to happen in the country. This as a custom required the head of the state to perform a ‘kshama pooja’ to ward off the possibility of something disastrous.

Koshi Tappu, paradise for bird lovers

Koshi Tappu, paradise for bird lovers

- by Aditya Pal

Whenever I plan to go somewhere, I always opt for an intensive search about biodiversity of the place, and mostly on birds, as I am a bird lover. I still remember the feeling that I had while visiting Ramsar site for the first time in my life. Ramsar is the only wetland of international importance in Nepal

She is Really Beautiful!

She is Really Beautiful!

- by Sagar Dhakal

Even roses are pseudo in front of her     The light of the sun also get attenuate     Hence saltation of beauty can't describe     Such a candid girl, very hard to investigate

My transformational journey

My transformational journey

- by Jeshika Lamsal

In the past, reading, spending time with family, eating, cooking and watching shows was everything for me; however, being a single child of my parents, I am a straightforward introvert.

In love with Boudhanath (with photos)

In love with Boudhanath (with photos)

- by Kunga Hyolmo

The night was chilly. I was shivering. However, a warm feeling of devotion arose in my heart as I saw a lady helping a guy on her phone to get blessings from Boudhanath. The guy on the phone was probably in some foreign country.

My first job in US, an unforgettable experience

My first job in US, an unforgettable experience

- by Ramchandra KC

It had been 6 weeks since I arrived in the United States from Nepal.The year was 2013. I was scouting Brighten Avenue in Boston in search of a job. I was with my friend, Ritesh, who came to the US two months before my arrival.

Fateh

Fateh

- by Lazzana Goverdhan

When void shaping at 2 am floats your mind to darkest place, Hold onto our memories and never let go

Taste of freedom

Taste of freedom

- by Lazzana Goverdhan

Circling on and on looking for one way out, Ending up tangled in the labyrinth made,

One object with numerous beneficial uses

One object with numerous beneficial uses

- by Bishan Poudel

Personal Computers’ (PC) are global phenomenon and these have turned the way the world operates. They have various general uses that attract a worldwide audience to use them. PC’s can be used to watch movies and other streams as well, streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Videos, and soon to come Disney plus as well as sports streams are used worldwide.

Tharu museum awaits for exploration

Tharu museum awaits for exploration

- by Nirmal Kumar Sharma

If you are interested to experience Tharu culture and lifestyle, then Tharu Cultural Museum at Chakhaura Dang can be the perfect destination for you.

I wish my students …

I wish my students …

- by C P Paudel

Teacher never feels like he is doing enough for their education. I wish they knew how hard a teacher tries to protect them and how sorry he is when students worry about their result and ‘getting things wrong’.

Covering head: A tool to ensure patriarchy

Covering head: A tool to ensure patriarchy

- by Mansi Karna

Covering head is a cultural trait in a number of places in Asia. In Nepal, it can be seen predominantly in Madhesh. It is said to be a symbol of respect. This symbol of respect, however, has to be carried only by the daughter-in-law of the house.

It is more than just a game

It is more than just a game

- by Udit Raj Kafle

Do games and sports affect your emotional integrity, social development and even intellectual enhancement?

Woes of modern Chhaupadi

Woes of modern Chhaupadi

- by Iksha Limbu

This is not meant to disrespect any culture or tradition, but to address the level of awkwardness and discomfort experienced by women. Haven’t we moved forward enough in the world to not scrutinize women who may be having their period?

Facebook friend

Facebook friend

- by Sushant Thapa

My time was stuck. As I was scrolling through, I found you waiting to be accepted as my friend. I never knew that friendship could wait for anyone, at that time. Waiting to be accepted is diluted the moment I accept you.

The known stranger

The known stranger

- by Sharana KC

The weak and fragile boat, we hurriedly hopped in carried around six or seven of us. Everyone started to be in motion, trying to sail the boat, despite the challenging weather with the intermittent occurrence of thunder and lightning.

Art and human bonds in Utopian society

Art and human bonds in Utopian society

- by Mansi Karna

Imagine a world of perfection with everything and everyone in place. We perceive this state as ‘Utopia.’ I feel imagination of such a system enjoys flaw at the very principle level. Yet, I would like to cast these hurdles aside to imagine a system suitable for everyone in a way nobody's needs are compromised. Now I would like to bring certain facts into consideration to understand the entire functional dynamics of such society.