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Nāgas
The article focuses on nagas and their role in the day to day practice of religion in the Kathmandu valley. The article contains three sections. The first is a descriptive account, for the ethnographi...
Jyampā (Vyams-pa) Gumbāko Karchyāgamā Ullekhit Tithimitiharū: Blo (Mustāṅ) Rājyako Aitihāsik Kālkram-Eka Carcā
The article discusses writings on the Jyampa monastery. The monastery is situated in Mustang (Balo). The article traces the history of the place with the help of artwork of the monastery. (Rajeev Ranj...
Khaś Rājya, Jumlā, Bajhāṅg ra Kumāũkā Kehī Abhilekh
An article on five abhilekhs found in Nepal at Khasa rajya, Jumla, Bajhang, and Kumau. The article contains the original inscriptions as well as descriptions of them. (Rajeev Ranjan Singh 2007-02-04)
(Ācārya Dīpṅkar Śrījān) Atīśā ko Tibbat Yātrā: Eka Adhyayan
The article traces the journey of Atīśa Dīpaṅkaraśrījñāna to Tibet. He occupies an important place in the history of Buddhist religion. The article briefly describes his life and the r...
The Anthropology of Development in Nepal: A Review Article of Foreign Aid Projects in the Kathmandu Valley
and Expatriate Assisted Community Development as a Possibility in Kirtipur by the Kirtipur Programme. The author seeks to demonstrate the importance of addressing the full panoply of human fact...
Review of James F. Fisher, Trans-Himalayan Traders: Economy, Society, and Culture in Northwest Nepal
This is a review by B. N. Aziz of James F. Fisher, Trans-Himalayan Traders: Economy Society and Culture in Northwest Nepal.
A Preliminary Study of the Private Sector of Nepal's Manufacturing Industry
The article is a study of the private sector of Nepal's manufacturing industry. The article raises the issue that there is not only uncertainty concerning the magnitude of the private sector of Nepal'...
Jayaprakāśa Mallale Raṅjit Mallalāī Lekhidieko Bhākāpatra
The article is about a contract paper written by king of Kantipur Jayaprakash Mall to Bhaktapur king Ranjit Malla. It includes the original content and translated version of the writing. (Rajeev Ranja...
Review of Tej R. Kansakar, A Basic Course in Colloquial Newari
This is a review by Austin Hale of Tej R. Kansakar, A Basic Course in Colloquial Newari.
Political Organization and the Changing Role of Leadership: A Study of the Athapahariya Community
The article attempts to analyze the changing role of leadership of a group called Athpahariya Rais of Dhankuta district in eastern Nepal. The discussion is centered on the powers assigned to the leade...
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