Biska Jatra in Bhaktapur | Photo Story

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People in Yoshingkhel, Bhaktapur for Biska jatra.

Sunday, 14 April 2019 – Commonly known as Biska Jatra is an annual event in Bhaktapur, Dhapasi Thimi and Tokha and other places in Nepal. The festival is celebrated at the start of the new year on the Bikram Sambat calendar, however, the festival itself is not related to Bikram Sambat.

Legend has it that this celebration is the “festival after the death of the serpent”. Various areas of Bhaktapur city celebrate this festival according to their own rituals. The most eventful places are Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Thimi Balkumari. A chariot carrying a statue of the God Bhairava is pulled by hundreds of people to the Khalla Tole. Approximately a month earlier, the chariot is assembled near the Nyatapola temple (five stair temple).

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Balkanization and Enclaves: Banning PupG in Nepal?

img_8548-1137344456.jpgCan anyone or government stop accessibility of any content of the Internet if e-readiness is high in the state? Probably it is almost not. PupG was recently banned and porn was blocked few months ago by the authority in Nepal. Stopping and filtering internet contents in specific geo-location is known as Balkanization in which not only content but also any technology might be in corner from population. The question, is it possible to stop on current context in Nepal? It works but there are few things which descale balkanization. There are vividly two factors – 1. Fragility of technology and 2. Economics of technology.

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Digital Conflict in Okhaldhunga

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Bindu Rai in conflicting scene explaining about mobile harassment, May 2013.

Mamkha, Okhaldhunga, May 2013 – Study of conventional of persons, group or inter-nations is popular. Relations between conflict and digital technology was not in headline like today in earlier days in 2012 when I started my conflict study in university. That was my beginning to seek conflict dynamics with relation of digital. I picked up following case study from my term paper in May 2013 for you. Enjoy. Think.

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Chhap in Cloud | Travel Diary

A house where I ate dinner and asked for lodge for a night.

NUWAKOT, 23-24 February 2019 — She, almost 60, offered tea, thought unknown, on the way when I was returning from paddy field where many women were working for fertilizer management for next harvesting of maize in their field. Her courtesy offer amazingly turned to next offer by Lama dai who noticed me since I reached to that place. It was my travel to village – Taara Goun – of Chhap VDC of Nuwakot adjoint to Shivapuri National Park but like a remote. Not only geography with tushing noise with Himalayan but also culture of villagers are awesome and helpful.

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Zero Hour

Kathmandu at 5:45 AM

Zero hour where you can search yourself. know yourself. Just None other than you can define yourself and make yourself cool and clam putting yourself into peace; which is not anything else that you can find out searching other way but it is inside yourself. Know yourself and explore the universe into you. You are limitless and make free yourself from template tethered the few people around you.

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Madi: The Last Valley at the Line | Travel Diary

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Capturing Rabina’s pose. “Silos”

Madi, Chitwan, 30th December 2018 — With many to do list, Madi was into my list since the last few years. It is not because of traveling new places but notwithstanding of curiosity and passion to know local culture at the border. Traveling the valley with family was phenomenal experience for quality life which ultimately turned me into new experimental traveler knowing new place.

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Certificates

Kathmandu, 25 December 2018 — I found these certificates in garbage around forest area of Pashupatinath while going for jogging few days ago. A boy said that these documents were thrown after death of that person. Some medicines were also inside the plastic bag. Some certificates were well known to people and some had deeply rooted into one’s.

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बिरुको बुझाई

Ghadhi(प्रस्तुत मुल कथा र कथामा प्रस्तुत गरिएको ईतिहास र प्राकृतिक स्थान तथा कला प्रस्तरका बयानहरु र नियतिहरु काल्पनिक नभै सत्य नै हुन् । केवल पात्र मात्र काल्पनिक हुन्)

मेरो कक्षा कोठा कै झ्यालबाट गढि देखिन्छ, म गढी देखाउँदै विद्यार्थीलाई इतिहास बुझाउँछु, साहसका र समर्पणका कथा सुनाउँछु र महसुस गर्न लगाउछु, पुर्खाको वीरता सम्झेर शरिरमा जोश उमार्छन, उनिहरु पनि साहसी बन्छन् र गर्व गर्दै भन्छन हामी वीरका सन्तान। अनि नजिकैको गोरक्ष तालको कुरा गर्छु, विद्यार्थीहरु रोमान्चित हुन्छन् र भविस्ष्यमा धेरै पर्यटकहरु आउने अनुमान लाउँदै संरक्षण र विकासका कुरा गर्छन् ।

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अन्तर-मनका ध्यान

Changunarayan height

बस्तुले चेतना बान्ने हो कि चेतनाले बस्तुलाइ ब्यख्या गर्ने हो भन्ने अवधारना बजीएपनि, येहि कुरा बुज्ने क्षामता चेतना भएसम्म मात्रै हुन्छ। सधै चेतना युक्त हुन अन्तर-मनलाइ बुज्न अत्यन्ता जरुरि हुन्छ। चेतन युक्त अन्तर-मनको लागि ध्यान जरुरि छ जसले भौतिक जीवानलाइ आध्यात्मिक शक्त्ति सङ्ग जोडेर भौतिक जीवनलाइ सरल अनि सहस बनाउछ।

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Voice Over Search Engine in Digital Library

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Technical preview of Digital Library.

KATHMANDU, Friday, 14 September, 2018 — Imagine what you want and find on your Pam. It seems a dream, but such dreams are transferring into reality. It is a new approach and an innovative idea that I and my team has tried to relate imagination into reality in UN digital library. Just think and speak what you want, UN digital library would prompt available materials in various formats – documents, photos and videos – of information. Concept of voice over search engine has been implemented into the digital library, especially for those people who are very special and differently able to perform any acts of their life. With essence of global agenda 2030 – sustainable development – we tried to accommodate all leaving no one behind. This is still not enough but might be the first kind in digital library in Nepal to try to reach more people through unique campaign of the UN’s knowledge management to preserve institutional memories.

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