Stories By 'Dixya Poudel'
This year Teej falls on September 12. Teej is a festival celebrated by Hindu women across the world. After the month of Shrawan, the monsoon season of Bhadra sees a major Hindu festival worshipping Lord Shiva. There is a story behind the auspicious celebration of Teej.
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By definition, library is a room or building that houses a collection of books, newspapers, periodicals, documents and prints in physical or digital formats. Libraries offer books that are a source of knowledge, imagination, creativity and awe. A library is where the intellect merges with imagination. I have always thought of libraries as a sort of a sacred place, a sanctuary of knowledge.
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I first read Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice in the seventh grade. It was a difficult read at that time because the writing seemed too complex.
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Are you familiar with the term ‘dystopia’? Dystopia is a society which is in decline resulting in terror and oppression. Dystopian novels show us ways in which humanity can fail, and often uses analogies with real world issues.
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One of my favourite leisure activities is listening to music. I am an avid admirer of music across all genres. At the end of a long day, it feels great to listen to music and unwind.
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My heart is thudding wildly, my palms are sweaty and my stomach feels weak. On the outside, I look normal, but on the inside, my nerves are running wild.
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