Stories By 'Marissa Taylor'
From inventing Nepal’s Light to being interviewed by magazines like Fast Company, Madindra Aryal is creating ripples in the still evolving field of electronics in Nepal
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Where, after all, did the builders of these monuments that have withstood the test of time, relieve themselves? Can a history of Nepali toilets even be traced?
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In a catastrophic year for the tangible heritages of the Kathmandu Valley, it is the unwavering faith of its inhabitants that will emerge as the silver lining
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You seldom see a firefly in a city already so bright. Their light is perhaps meant for the sanctity of the deepest night
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The trend started with Prashant Tamang, back in 2007, when he won the title of Indian Idol Season 3. An Indian with Nepali roots, Tamang was an instant hit with Nepalis residing in Nepal and India
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If you believe in the psychology of lack—that we keep seeking to go back to a perfect source—then you’ll probably view every falling in love as a falling into that journey of going back to innocence. To an innocence not dirtied by the games we play to get what we want in this larger chaos that we, cast adrift, swirl in. Khani Ho Yahmu, by Trishna Gurung, hearkens to that primordial need in us: to the innocence inherent in our longing, where we follow our beloved—just as Rumi seeks his beloved, just as Wallace Stevens seeks that one interior paramour, just as a moth seeks an eternal flame.
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