Torn between science and religion:creates some confusion at times

Torn between science and religion:creates some confusion at times
We have two different wings of knowledge or ideas about the creation of the world.  Those who believe in God says the world is created by God and on the other hand those beliefs in scientific theories or simply in science think there is nothing to do with God about the creation of this universe. The universe has been created accidentally and we all are here accidentally and there is nothing and no...

It’s Gonna Be Me: by N Sync

It’s Gonna Be Me: by N Sync
The song is for a woman and in  fact it  the boy sings for a girl who has gone through painful experiences  in her previous relationships. He, the singer, says he is going to be different, not like the ones who had deceived her in the past. He says he is even ready to wait for her. If she will have the mind to fall for somebody it is him, and only him. That is the meaning and of course the theme o...

Maya: an ancient civilization in America before Columbus discovered:

Maya: an ancient civilization in America before Columbus discovered:
Civilizations rise and fall and this is an unusual and in fact a natural phenomenon. But life goes on forever. Many of the ancient civilizations have not continued and died out but some aspects them still live on to date. And some civilizations lose a lot and new cultures, religions, beliefs or technologies of newer civilizations affect them a great deal. In Nepal also we had some cultures wherei...

Ani Choying Dolma:

Ani Choying Dolma:
Some persons are self-luminous, that means they are stars, always illuminating themselves and the rest of the world from their light. Ani Choying Dolma is one such shining star in Nepal. You need not a background or no matter where you are born you become popular through your efforts and the world will know you soon. Like the Buddha was born in Nepal, a small country but today billions of peopl...

Gurus, Yogis and enlightenment

Gurus, Yogis and enlightenment
We have seen many Gurus, masters,  yogis, Mahatmas and today in a world of massive informational overflows or streams it is likely that we come across many Gurus who come up with lots of promises and ideas of enlightenment. This is growing in mushrooming numbers in recent years. India is a country of a thousand faiths, Gurus, and beliefs. Tens of thousands believers, devotees visit Ashramas or her...

How to address the youth / teenagers going astray in modern Nepal?

How to address the youth / teenagers going astray in modern Nepal?
Visit the site of the Pashupatinath temple in the evening and go around for a while or climb up a stair to go to Kailash or the Biswarupa temple you can come across many youths – mainly teenagers embracing, hugging, kissing one another in large numbers. They are doing all these things in the open and without caring if anybody is looking at them. A boy puts the girl in his lap and kisses her and do...

Extraterrestrial life: Life in other planets in space

Extraterrestrial life: Life in other planets in space
Extraterrestrial life or alien life is a new probability. Life may exist outside of earth, maybe intelligent life with a civilization of their own with a more technological advancement and culturally richer. This recent sending of messages to advanced alien civilizations ignites a hope that we, the earthlings may come in contact with the aliens of other worlds maybe in a couple of decades or a lit...

The future of humanity: threats of nuclear weapons

The future of humanity: threats of nuclear weapons
The world we are living in is getting older, dirtier, more populated, poisoned, and deforested, deserted. And that is its physical form. But lets us talk about something very deeper and a question everyone must very carefully listen to. Today one of the greatest threats is not about the environment. It is about politics and religious extremism, intolerance, and conflicts among one another. We kno...

The problem with elderly people:

The problem with elderly people:
  Haribol Acharya Today there is a growing concern for the plight of the aging or elderly people in the city. The reason is these elderly people are getting lonelier than ever before. Their children living in the city are busy with earning a living; that means they have to work hard from morning to evening just to make two ends meet. And that is why these youngsters have very little tim...

Three Jewels of life: literature, art and music

Three Jewels of life: literature, art and music
Haribol Acharya Imagine there is no music. Life would have been dull and boring. Perhaps it is music, literature, and art that has given us a different world than our fellow – animal beings. Maybe there are other things that have added beauty to life. They are sports, movies and the like and yet now we want to limit this write-up to the trio- literature, art, and music. While these three things...