Spreading Awareness and Love

March 30, 2021

Bharat Mohan Adhikari: The Initiator of “Aafno Gaaun Aafai Banaau”

Bharat Mohan Adhikari was a communist leader of Nepal, who is credited for introducing the popular old-age pension scheme and “build your village on your own” project (आफ्नो गाउं आफै बनाउ), as a finance minister during the first communist government in the country. He was born in 1936 at Bhawarpurna VDC in the Mahottari district […]

March 26, 2021

The History of PAUROTI, How it got its name!

The Portuguese, which came to India in the late 15th century and colonized coastal Goa for about 450 years, introduced the bread to Goa, India. In the Portuguese language, bread is called “pao”. In Goa, “Pao/ Pav” became a part of their food culture, a staple—Portuguese missionaries taught pao making process to local Goans (locals […]

March 25, 2021

Freddie Mercury : One of the most versatile & greatest singers of all time.

Born in 1946 in Zanzibar to Parsi-Indian parents, at the age of 8, Mercury’s parents sent him to a boarding school in Bombay (now Mumbai), India, where he studied piano and spent his free time with his aunt and grandparents. It was not long before the charismatic young man joined his first band, the Hectics. […]

March 24, 2021

The history of rock music in Nepal dates back to the 1970s when there were a few acts influenced by Western bands such as The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, The Doors, and later Led Zeppelin, The Who, the Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd, Iron Maiden and Deep Purple. Bands in Kathmandu consisted mostly of local people from Kathmandu (a […]

March 23, 2021

Did you know? Gorkhalis ruled Nepal for 240 years, from 1768 – 2008 AD.

For 240 years, until Nepal was officially declared as the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal; Nepal was ruled by Gorkhalis (Rulers were from the Gorkha District of Nepal). From King Prithivi Narayan Shah to Kalu Pandey to Bhimsen Thapa to Jung Bahadur Rana to King Mahendra Shah to King Birendra Shah to King Gyanendra Shah, […]

March 22, 2021

Ji Wayā Lā Lachhi Maduni (It hasn’t been a month since I came)

“Ji Waya La Lachhi Maduni” (“It hasn’t been a month since I came”) is a traditional tragic Nepalese song. The ballad in Nepal Bhasa dates from the late 18th century. This tragic song has been cited as the source of “Muna Madan”, a masterpiece Nepali Episodic love poem in the Nepali language composed by legendary […]

February 25, 2021

Mother Teresa – Mother of Love and Kindness

Mother Teresa was born in 1910 in Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia. Little is known about her early life, but at a young age, she felt a calling to be a nun and serve by helping the poor. At the age of 18, she was given permission to join a group of […]

February 23, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was a civil rights activist in the 1950s and 1960s. He led non-violent protests to fight for the rights of all people including African Americans. He hoped that America and the world could become a colorblind society where race would not impact a person’s civil rights. He is considered one of […]

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