Buddhism in Bhutan
Buddhism is the major religion in Bhutan. Vajrayana Buddhism is the state religion of Bhutan, and Buddhists comprise two-thirds to three-quarters of its population. Although the Buddhism practiced in ...
Buddhism in Nepal
Buddha was born in Shakya (Sakya) Kingdom of Kapilvastu at around which lies in present day Rupandehi district, Lumbini zone of Nepal. It has not been possible to assign with certainty the year in whi...
Newar
The Newar people or Newars (/nɪˈwɑrz/; Nepal Bhasa: नेवार) are the indigenous people of the Kathmandu Valley and its surrounding areas in Nepal and the creators of its historic civilization.The va...
Vajrayana Buddhism in Southeast Asia
Esoteric Buddhism in Southeast Asia, refers to the traditions of Esoteric Buddhism found in Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra before 700 CE, which predates the arrival of Esoteric Buddhism in Gre...
Buddhism in the Philippines
Buddhism is a relatively minor religion in the Philippines. There are temples in Manila, Davao City, and Cebu, and other places. Estimates at the Buddhist population of the Philippines is around 2%....
Dharma Bhakta Mathema
Dharma Bhakta Mathema was a professional body builder as well as a founding member of Praja Parishad party of Nepal. He introduced modern body building techniques in Nepal. But he is better known for ...
Silu (film)
Silu (1987) is the first film to be made in Nepal Bhasa. The movie depicts the pain of separation of a couple from Kathmandu after the wife gets kidnapped while on a pilgrimage in the Himalaya, and t...
Devadaha
Devadaha was a township of the Sākiyans in what is now the Rupandehi District of Nepal. The Buddha stayed there during his tours and preached to the monks on various topics. According to the Commentar...
Joshi
Joshi is a surname of Brahmins in India and Nepal. The name is popularly derived from the Sanskrit word Jyotsyar or Jyotishi. Joshi is a common family name in the Indian states of Uttarakhand, Mahara...
Shiva Shankar
Shiva Shankar Manandhar (Nepali: शिव शंकर मानन्धर; 22 February 1932 – 14 November 2004) was a singer, music composer of Nepali songs and the chief actor in the first Nepali movie, A...
Bahal, Nepal
Bahal (Nepal Bhasa:बहाः) is a type of courtyard found amongst Newar communities in Nepal. It is the most dominant type of courtyard in Newari Architecture.
The characteristics of a Bahal are:-
Siddhicharan Shrestha
Siddhi Charan Shrestha (Devanagari: सिद्धिचरण श्रेष्ठ) (21 May 1912 - 4 June 1992) was one of the most prominent writers of Nepal. He contributed to the struggle against the autocratic Rana regime (18...
Karuna Ratna Tuladhar
Karuna Ratna Tuladhar (Devanagari: करुणा रत्न तुलाधर) (23 October 1920 – 19 July 2008) was a pioneer of Nepalese public transport. He was proprietor of Nepal Transport Service which he and his brother...
Prem Bahadur Kansakar
Prem Bahadur Kansakar (Devanagari: प्रेम बहादुर कंसकार) (1918–1991) was a Nepalese fighter for democracy and linguistic rights, author and scholar of Nepal Bhasa. He devoted himself to serving his mot...
Vidyabati Kansakar
Vidyabati Kansakar (Devanagari: विद्याबति कंसकार) (1906 – 31 January 1976) was a pioneer of nursing in Nepal. She was among the first batch of four girls sent abroad to receive nurse training in 1928....
Shrestha
Shrēṣṭha (Nepali: श्रेष्ठ) is a Newar (Nepal Bhasa: नेवा) surname meaning "most excellent" or "Noble" in Sanskrit. Prior to the unification of modern Nepal they served as administrators and co...
Phajo Drugom Zhigpo
Phajo Drugom Shigpo (Tibetan: ཕ་ཇོ་འབྲུག་སྒོམ་ཞིག་པོ, Wylie: pha jo 'brug sgom zhig po) [1184−1251 / 1208−1275] was a Tibetan Buddhist particularly important in the early spread of the Drukpa...
Kopan Monastery
Kopan Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery near Boudhanath, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. It is a member of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), an intern...
Moti Laxmi Upasika
Moti Laxmi Upasika (Devanagari: मोतिलक्ष्मी उपासिका) (born Moti Laxmi Tuladhar) (30 June 1909 – 1997) was Nepal's first woman poet and short story writer of modern times. Her first work, a short story...
List of writers in Nepal Bhasa
Nepal Bhasa is a Sino-Tibetan language. This language has a long history of literature. Here is a list of its prominent writers:
Bell Dance
Bell Dance (new:गंप्याखं) is a Navadurga dance shown in Lalitpur of Nepal. It is a traditional dance of Newa people and religious for Hindus.
The dance was started 346 years before was made form 2...
Chandra Man Singh Maskey
Chandra Man Singh Maskey (Devanagari: चन्द्रमान सिंह मास्के) (1900-1984) was a Nepalese artist who was one of the leaders in the development of contemporary art in Nepal in the early 20th century. Mas...
Newa Hinduism
.Newa Hinduism is th distinct type or culture of Hinduism followed by Newa people. There is seldom one month (i.e.Analaa(अनला)) without a main festival. Though few fares are celebrated during this mon...