Alternative way of healing

July 27, 2019 00:05 am

As you wander through the narrow pathway at Swayambhunath Stupa, the Monkey Temple, you may hear an unfamiliar ringing, almost like a bell. This sound is none other than that of the Tibetan Singing Bowls which are used for the practice of healing bowl therapy. In the United States, alternative medicine is not the most popular form of healing. So, I was intrigued by the use of this centuries-old practice. I was able to sit down with Shyam Shakya, someone who has been practicing this since childhood, to talk about the art of healing bowl therapy.

Deconstructing Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's address at Nepal-China Business Forum in Beijing.

Myth of sound fundamentals

March 4, 2018 00:30 am

With dysfunctional policies pointing to a further compression of saving in the years ahead, the myth of sound US fundamentals has never rung more hollow.

LOS ANGELES, Dec 26: Actress Heather Menzies-Urich, who played one of the singing von Trapp children in the hit 1965 film, “The Sound of Music,” has died. She was 68.

Sound and fury

November 21, 2017 02:00 am

Oli’s election statements

Only sound and fury

November 13, 2017 01:28 am

It reeks of hypocrisy when Deuba and his followers say source of threat on democracy lies only in communist camp

SAN FRANCISCO, June 26: Tens of thousands of people waving rainbow flags lined streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones, the latter a reaction to what some see as new threats to gay rights in the Trump era.

CHITWAN, June 21: Home Minister Janardan Sharma has assured of strengthened security arrangements for the upcoming second-round of local-level elections scheduled for June 28.

The sound of Silence

April 14, 2017 10:03 am

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the permissible limit of sound is 70 to 80 decibels but in Kathmandu, the level of noise easily reaches 100 to 120 decibels. In a bid to lessen noise pollution, the Metropolitan Traffic Police Department (MTPD) and Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) decided to ban the use of pressure horns except during emergencies starting April 14 (today) which is also the Nepali New Year.

INARUWA, March 30: The status of food security in Sunsari district has been found to be positive as per the district food security status assessment report.

ILAM, Feb 11: The community forest officials at the northern rim of the forest areas have decided to ramp up efforts to cap the unabated smuggling of the endangered red panda.

The sound of music

October 28, 2016 00:48 am

Japanese-American rapper and producer, Lyrics Born is an Asian-born Bay Area rapper whose hip-hop style incorporates soul, blues, jazz, funk, rock, and others. Here in Nepal for the good times that Jazzmandu brings with it, Lyrics Born speaks to The Week’s Reya Shreya Rai about the changes in the music industries, the crazy taxi rides around Kathmandu and finally, traditional Nepali instrumental music.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Newly-appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has pledged that the government would leave no stone unturned to strengthen nation's security.