See no evil, hear no evil, and say no evil. This is the three monkey principle that every one of us has come across at one point in our lives. Additionally, our schools also preached the motto ‘Be good, Do good’. But what they fail to encompass is just because you close your eyes, the inherent evil in this world doesn’t dissipate, just like closing your eyes doesn’t transform day into night.
DHARAN: When Saturday comes about, everyone from children to adults want to stay at home for a little bit of rest and relaxation. It’s a day when schools are closed and so are offices, but even on a holiday the people of Dharan wake up early in the mornings to attend Dharan Run.
Heaven, what is heaven?
Is it the sacred garden that holds all the world’s flowers or the flowing riverside?
Is it the holy places that as people believe good souls go or is it the monastery?
Is it your mother’s lap or the beautiful picture that you snapped?
Is it your beloved bed or the place where the once living rest dead
Is it the strum of your guitar or the new series of Avatar?
The thing is heaven has various definitions
In the field of sports for more than two decades now, Deepak Bista is a renowned taekwondo fighter in Nepal. Originally from a remote village of Kanchanpur, he moved to Kathmandu in 1996 with a hope of contributing to the field of sports. His journey started with his participation in the 4th National Championship. Bista is the first and only athlete who won four SAG gold medals in the South Asian region. Winning gold medals from 1999-2011, he has set a new record in the history of Nepali sports. After his retirement in 2014, he has been working as a taekwondo coach.
One eventful morning, I was getting ready to go to the hospital for regular my check-up. It wasn’t until I reached the hospital, that I found out that my doctor would be arriving an hour late. I couldn’t go home because I would be late for my work if I did, so I decided to roam around Patan Durbar Square. Although I had been to the place several times before, this day managed to change my perspective entirely. I first went to Krishna Mandir and worshipped the god of love and discipline: Krishna. Then I roamed around a little more and rested at a nearby temple. While sitting at the temple steps, my thoughts managed to break the serenity that I was in. I started thinking about my problems and the things that happened in my life. I always had a hard time letting things go and moving on. My problems seemed to weigh me down, and the worst part was I would often let it.
There is no deeper bond than the one a mother shares with her daughters. Mothers remain a constant inspiration to their children, and here are some daughters who’ve followed in their mother’s footsteps.
The rise in social media has broadened communication over a short span of time. Although, various research and online surveys are conducted on a daily basis. While these surveys are appluded, they are also questioned at times.