If you are wondering how to greet a Nepali – it is pretty easy. Use a common greeting word – Namaste (नमस्ते) or Namaskar (नमस्कार). The word is widely used in India (in Hindi language). In Nepal, ‘Namaskar’ is used widely. This word comes from sanskrit word, Namaskaram. Namaste (Namaskar) is a respectful form of
I believe – everyday is the mother’s day. Although Mother’s Day has recently gone it isn’t too late to talk about mother. So, here are how you can say ‘Mother’ in different languages. In Nepali we call her Aama, Maa, Aami, Mamu and so on. There are many of us we call her Mommy, Moma,
A saint poet of 13th century, Gyandev, had created an interesting children’s game called Moksha Patam. The square board game contained a lot of snakes and a lot of ladders. That is why, under British occupation, the British later named it “Snakes and Ladders” instead of the original Moksha Patam. Snake and Ladders game is
The national flag of Nepal is the world’s only non-quadrilateral national flag. The flag is a simplified combination of two pennants. The flag is of crimson red in colour – the colour of the National flower of Nepal, rhododendron. The blue border is considered the colour of peace. The current national flag was adopted, with
NOTE: If you want the PDF version of the 5-pages-long booklet (updated), please write us by sending the request in our About Us page. The National flower of Nepal, Lali Gurash is one of the most beautiful species of Rhododendron. Found in hilly region of Nepal, it paints the hill red during the blooming season.