Pasa Puchah Guthi: This organisation is leading young Nepalis in UK towards their roots

Sanyukta Shrestha, in his teens, thought that Nepali and Sanskrit were more important languages than his own community’s Nepal Bhasha, commonly called Newari. Though born in a Newar family in Naxal in Kathmandu, Shrestha thought he would not need Newari for his life—because Nepali and English would be enough. Instead, he developed his interest in […]

How bahaas of Kathmandu are losing their appeal

Growing up in a religious Brahmin family, I visited a lot of temples. Every Saturday, I’d set out with my parents and head to the shrines of which I had no idea about. One of them was the Sankata shrine in Te Bahaa. Every time I asked my parents about the place, they told me […]