Arniko Skateboards: Action Sport Meets Traditional Art!

Arniko

  Arniko Skateboards, founded in 2007 is the brainchild of Marius Arniko Arter, Nepali-born Swiss National, together with his co-manager, James Carson, Australian graphics designer, produce hand-carved skateboards using traditional carving techniques in Nepal. This unique venture employs skills of the local wood-carving artisans and helps to preserve and promote the traditional wood-carving of Nepal Read more

Life at a slower pace

life at a slow pace

Life is at a slower pace for most of us in this part of the world. No one is in a particular hurry. When you see how things around here are done, you get the sense of serenity that surrounds the people here. Cities can be taken as an exception in Nepal where people are Read more

Bon: A Unique Religion and Culture in the Himalayas

Narshi Gonpa Ngawa

Bon is believed to be an indigenous religion of Tibet which followed its people when they migrated in the Himalayas of Nepal. It’s the religion of the Himalayas around 11th century before the advent of Buddhism in the region. Bon is the religion and Bonpo is referred to the people (followers of Bon religion) or Read more

Buddha Jayanti: Remembering The Light of Asia

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Buddha Jayanti is celebrated on the day of full moon in the month of Baishakh (April-May) according to lunar calendar. This particular day has a great significance as it is not only the day Buddha was born but it also happens to be the day he was able to attain enlightenment and nirvana. Buddha Jayanti Read more