PHOTOS: Kathmandu’s Kung Fu nuns

June 24, 2020 12:45 pm

KATHMANDU, June 24: A group of bald young women in maroon robes swirl hefty swords around their bodies. They go in for a punch or a kick, their feet leave the ground and, seconds later, they land softly, holding a pose that makes it look like they were merely dancing.

Ancient monastery renovated

October 24, 2018 12:30 pm

MYAGDI, Oct 24: The Narsing Gumba, a 1,250 years old monastery at Muktinath, Baragung Muktikshetra rural municipality-1 in Mustang district, has been renovated.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 2: It's been three months since the reconstruction of the quake-damaged Gyata Monastery of Mahakal, but the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is yet to provide the reconstruction amount.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Nepal-China Executive Council (NCEC) has donated a bronze statue of revered Master Buddhabhadra to Dongling Monastery in Jiangxi Province of China on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CIB) has arrested Rinpoche Tulku Lama for alleged involvement in rape from Dakshinkali Gumba.

Group tika ceremony held in monastery

October 2, 2017 08:24 am

NUWAKOT, Oct 2: Around 400 people from the Tamang community gathered in the Ghyangfedi-based Tachhi Chhoiling Buddhist Monastery at Dupcheshwor Rural Municipality-1 to celebrate the Dashain tika en-masse.

ILAM, Oct 27: Nepal's southern neighbor India, which has already built dozens of illegal structures in the Dasgaja area (no man's land) along the eastern border, has now started building a monastery encroaching upon the no man's land near Pashupatinagar-4 of Ilam district.

KHOTANG, Oct 18: Mintrol Samten Tsoling Monastry of Diktel Municipality-5, damaged by the 2015 earthquake, is waiting renovation and reconstruction.