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LEARNING FROM JYAPUS

I do not know why I love this Newari Language so much. Somewhere, somehow deep inside me, maybe there exists a Newar. Fortunately or unfortunately, I do not belong to a Newari community, caste, creed or clan. But, I know I have never had any problems with the Newari community, its culture and their way […]

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Changa Chait and then some

It was a bright autumn Saturday in October 2005, very similar to many other beautiful days often experienced in the Kathmandu Valley. We decided to visit our favorite place, Nagarkot, to get some of this wonderful fresh air.

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THE COMEBACK OF PUNTE DAMAI

THE COMEBACK OF PUNTE DAMAI This used to be a common scene. A daily life of celebration and a magical atmosphere existed in Nepal and especially in Pokhara Valley, where many such folk songs were created. These were the days when happy people danced, worked, lived peacefully and were contented.

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NOT FOR SALE

From my early childhood, I have always firmly believed in the value and values of life and learning. I have understood that certain values cannot be bought, sold or easily taught. They have to be believed in, and practiced from within.

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JUST BECAUSE WE CAN

EverestUncensored Last week we were invited to a house warming party, where we met a lady who was a Make-up Artist. We often enjoy reading about such talent in magazines and newspapers, as artists and creative people have always attracted us and we like to visit places where art events are organized.