A Different Alchemist: Himalayan Yarns of Nepali Shepherds

ब्लगमान्डू!: एसएलसी फेल, विहे पास Conversation with young shepherds in a rural Nepali village. Topics: education, aspirations, flirting with girls and the marriage to produce more children for grazing oxen and sheep! Unlike the shepherd in Paulo Coelho’s Alchemist, 18-year-old Padam Bahadur Rawal who has given up all hope of passing the School Leaving CertificateContinue reading “A Different Alchemist: Himalayan Yarns of Nepali Shepherds”

Nepal Has New People Centric National Anthem: Of Hundreds of Flowers Made Are We One Garland Nepali

Nearly a century after it made a lyric-less national tune, Nepal bring out a brand new national anthem that sings the song of Nepali people and the country, not the rulers. Listen to the anthem and realize how beautiful and great this country and its people are सयौं थुङ्गा फूलका हामी एउटै माला नेपाली र्सार्वभौमContinue reading “Nepal Has New People Centric National Anthem: Of Hundreds of Flowers Made Are We One Garland Nepali”