Mandala is a spiritual symbol special to Hinduism and Buddhism. Mandala literally means “circle” in Sanskrit and it is seen in religious texts and architecture in most regions of Asia. Nowadays, mandalas and thangkas have become a well-known art form here in Nepal as well as all over the world, thanks to their intricate details and colors. Sukriti Bhatta, an aspiring artist who specializes in mandala making, confesses that she is fascinated by the art form and wants to pursue it as more than just a hobby.
KATHMANDU, July 14: Various alliances and associations have urged the government to address pressing demands that have caught attention of the country; the fast unto death of Dr. Govinda KC, Ganga Maya’s search for justice and removing prohibitory orders on selected protest areas.
Yala Mandala, an artisan village comprising of a gallery, cafe, and handicraft workshop, which aims to contemporize tradition, is coming up with an exhibition titled ‘Sketches by Jagdish Chitrakar’. The exhibition will see a soft opening on July 13, 2018.
KATHMANDU, July 5: Police on Thursday morning arrested student leaders and human rights activists while protesting against the government’s decision to designate Shanti Batika and Maitighar Mandala as restricted zones on Thursday morning.
KATHMANDU, June 24: Civil Campaigner orthopedic surgeon Dr Govenda KC and his supporters staged demonstrations at Maitighar Mandala on Saturday, protesting against the government’s recent moves that are allegedly aimed at curtailing the civil rights.
KATHMANDU, April 16: The government has banned the general public from organizing protests, demonstrations or gatherings at Maitighar Mandala, a major crossroads to the south of Singha Durbar in the capital.
KATHMANDU: Mandala Theatre an among has been showcasing ‘Antigone’ since Friday. The drama is an adaptation of a tragedy written by Sophocles in around 441 BC. What makes this Mandala Theatre production unique is that the adaptations were strictly based on the medium of expression. Within an hour and a half, the drama made spectators laugh, empathize and at times even shed a few tears.
KATHMANDU, Nov 11: National Private and Boarding Schools’ Association Nepal (N-PABSAN) today has protested against the proposed education regulations prepared by the Ministry of education at Maitighar Mandal in the capital.
Mandala Theater at Anamnagar is staging ‘Manchinte Firante’ from July 22 to August 6. Based on the famous children’s book by author Leo Lionni, the Nepali adaptation is done by poet Viplop Pratik and Mandala’s Somnath Khanal.