The third vowel in Devnagari lipi is ‘i’ (pronounced ye) and fourth is ‘ii’. They are used in conjunction with all the 36 consonants of Nepali alphabet. As both the third and fourth vowels sound same people are usually confused on using the right vowel for a sound. Although there are rules, they are vague.
The first vowel in Nepali language Aa is used in conjunction with every 36 consonants letters. For example the first letter in Nepali alphabet – Kaa (क) is made up of half “Kaa” and “Aa”. That is: Ka (क) = K (क्) + Aa (अ) Similarly, all other consonants in Nepal have ‘Aa’ attached with
A traditional festival of Nepal that falls on the 15 of the Nepali month Ashad is the festival of rice. On the day people eat beaten rice with yoghurt (called Dahi Chiura in Nepali). This festival has been officially recognized by the Nepal government in the year 2062 BS and was named the Dhan Diwas
This is a discussion post: A discussion to know the truth. Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is an ancient whole grain – getting popular among health conscious people. The grain is high in protein, iron, and fiber. The gluten-free grain also contain a perfect balance of all the nine amio acids that are essential for human nutrition.
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,
Today, May 10, 2017 is the birthday of Buddha – celebrated as “Buddha Jayanti” in Nepal. Budhha, originally named Sidhartha Gautam was born in about 543 BC in Kapilvastu of Nepal. He taught people of non-violence and love to each other. UNESCO has listed Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, as a world heritage site.
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 Nepali version of Mother’s Day is different from the Western world. The festival to respect and show love to one’s mother people in Nepal – people celebrate Mother’s day on the new moon day of Baisakh, the first month in Nepali calendar. This year, in 2018, the festival falls on April 15, 2018. The
Bikram Samvat 2074 starts on April 14, 2018. The Nepali year and the other equivalent years: Gregorian Calendar – 2018 and 2019. Shake Samvat – 1940 Nepal Samvat is 1138 and 1139 The links in the name of the festival will take to the details on the festival. This post will be updated regularly so
Baisakh is the first month in the Nepali calendar. Like January 1 in other countries, Baisakh 1 in Nepal is the national new year. The day falls at the middle of April. In 2018, the New Year falls on Saturday April 14, 2018 – Baisakh 1, 2075. Why is Nepali New Year different? That is