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Magnificent Monasteries of Nepal Part 1

Magnificent Monasteries of Nepal Part 1

Nepal is not only rich in bountiful nature, spectacular scenery, rich culture, and great diversity, it also has some of the world’s most magnificent monasteries. 

 

Trek of a Lifetime in Nepal

Trek of a Lifetime in Nepal

The Great Himalayan Trail is the longest and highest trekking route in the world—and most of it is in Nepal! 

 

Nepal’s Living Museum, Lalitpur

Nepal’s Living Museum, Lalitpur

No visitor coming to Nepal goes back without some time spent in Lalitpur, and it is indeed time well spent, because Lalitpur has much to offer.

 

Nepal Flag will Fly High Again

Nepal Flag will Fly High Again

For far too long, Nepal’s flag carrier has been down in the dumps, causing great distress to the tourism sector. Now, there’s hope again. 

 

Nepal is winning on Conservation

Nepal is winning on Conservation

 Nepal’s biodiversity is threatened by a host of issues, including habitat degradation, encroachment, exploitation, pollution, and poaching.  However, all is not lost!

 

Nepal's Principal Deity, Jai Shree Pashupatinath

Nepal's Principal Deity, Jai Shree Pashupatinath

Fire is His head, the Sun and Moon His eyes, space His ears, the Vedas His speech, the wind His breath, the universe His heart. From His feet the Earth has originated. Verily, He is the inner self of all beings.” –The Upanishads: translation from the Sanskrit.

 

Heavenly Bodies

Heavenly Bodies

Right from the time a child is born, parents make haste to have an astrological chart (janam patra: birth chart; horoscope) made of the child by a priest accomplished in astrology.

The Fascinating Garden of Godawari

The Fascinating Garden of Godawari

Get out of the city’s pollution-laden environment and mind-jangling traffic to spend some blissful hours in the peaceful garden of Godawari.  

 

Ropai, Nepal’s Season of Rice

Ropai, Nepal’s Season of Rice

Among the many different milestones through the year, this is one that is really down-to-earth, besides being downright basic to Nepali life.

 

Enjoy Fruity Nepal

Enjoy Fruity Nepal

Fruits are said to be the food of the gods, and if so, Nepal is a blessed country, what with a large variety of delicious fruits available throughout the year.

 

The Allure of Ayurveda

The Allure of Ayurveda

It’s an art that’s more ancient than the Ramayana and Mahabharata, and a part of the culture and lifestyle of the Indian subcontinent since the ages.