Nepal to Kansas, to the American Idol stage, Arthur Gunn’s “Have You Ever Seen The Rain” by Creedence Clearwater Revival leaves Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie saying he is “dibesh.”
Dibesh Pokharel American Idol audition
Bhutan PM urges all citizens to adopt stray dogs & plant a tree as King’s birthday gift
To tackle the menace of stray dogs, Bhutan’s Prime Minister Lotay Tshering has recently asked people to adopt a stray dog as a gift for his birthday.
To tackle the menace of stray dogs, Bhutan’s Prime Minister Lotay Tshering on Friday has asked people to adopt a stray dog as a gift for the King’s birthday. The King will turn 40 years old this year. For it, he has urged people to give him a gift by either planting a tree, adopting a stray dog or committing to managing waste in your neighborhood.
Momo magic: For this Nepalese dumpling pop-up, it’s ‘what’s inside that counts’
The immigrant family behind Momo Shack built a new community for themselves around dumplings.
Before she was at the center of Momo Shack Himalayan Dumplings, one of North Texas’ hottest pop-up food concepts, Minu Amatya began each workday driving a moped through the bustling streets of Lalitpur, Nepal, to work as a teller at Nepal Bank Limited. When she learned about the Diversity Immigrant Visa program, a U.S. State Department lottery that grants 55,000 visas annually to countries with low numbers of immigrants to the United States, she filled out applications for every member of her family.
A Neuroscientist Explores the “Sanskrit Effect”
MRI scans show that memorizing ancient mantras increases the size of brain regions associated with cognitive function
A hundred dhoti-clad young men sat cross-legged on the floor in facing rows, chatting amongst themselves. At a sign from their teacher the hall went quiet. Then they began the recitation. Without pause or error, entirely from memory, one side of the room intoned one line of the text, then the other side of the room answered with the next line. Bass and baritone voices filled the hall with sonorous prosody, every word distinctly heard, their right arms moving together to mark pitch and accent. The effect was hypnotic, ancient sound reverberating through the room, saturating brain and body. After 20 minutes they halted, in unison. It was just a demonstration. The full recitation of one of India´s most ancient Sanskrit texts, the Shukla Yajurveda, takes six hours.
Two buildings of Nepal Electricity Authority Training Centre, Bhaktapur, have been vacated for … The death toll rose to 722 today in mainland China.
Two buildings of Nepal Electricity Authority Training Centre, Bhaktapur, have been vacated for quarantining Nepalis returning from Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak.
“A building of the environment and social study department and a hostel building have been vacated to house Nepalis coming from China,” said NEATC Deputy Director Keshav Raj Oli.
Nepal’s Animal-Sacrifice Festival Slays On. But Activists Are Having an Effect.
With officials cracking down, the number of animals slaughtered during the Gadhimai festival has dropped sharply over the years.
यो महिनाको ८ दिन ठमेलको विक्रमशील महाविहार विशेष उत्सवमय भयो । ५ महाविहारका धर्मगुरु जम्मा भए । स्वर्ण अक्षरको प्रज्ञापारमिता पाठ गरे । अनि भगवान्लाई ८४ व्यञ्जन खानेकुरा खुवाए ।
‘सुनले लेखिएको यो एक मात्रै प्रज्ञापारमिता हो, जसलाई हामीले पुस्तौंदेखि जोगाइरहेका छौं,’ महाविहारका सदस्यसचिव रहेन्द्रप्रसाद प्रधानले सुनाए, ‘यो सत : सहर्षसिर्खा प्रज्ञापारिता हो । यो मञ्जुश्रीकै पालामा सुनको अक्षरले लेखिएको हो ।’
प्रज्ञापारिमिता चार वेदजस्तै हो । यो पनि चार खण्डमा छ । पहिलो खण्ड ‘य’ हो । ‘य’ भनेको वायुतत्त्व हो । दोस्रो खण्ड ‘र’ बाट सुरु हुन्छ । ‘र’ भनेको अग्नितत्त्व हो । तेस्रो खण्ड ‘ल’ हो । ‘ल’ भनेको पृथ्वी तत्त्व हो । चौथो खण्ड ‘व’ बाट सुरु हुन्छ । ‘व’ भनेको वायुतत्त्व हो । ‘बौद्ध दर्शनमा पञ्चतत्त्वको महत्त्व छ । वायु, अग्नि, पृथ्वी र जलतत्त्वको बयान गरिएको छ । पछि आकाश तत्त्व थपियो,’ प्रधान भन्छन्, ‘जीव, निर्जीव सबैमा ४ तत्त्व हुन्छन् ।’…