The Mathematics of Love and Depression

Love: exciting, interesting. Synonymous to happiness. A feeling everyone wants to embrace. Depression: dull, gloomy. Antonymous to happiness. A feeling everyone wants to aver. How are they related? I'll try doing so using three expressions. 1. Love = Depression Presenting love and lost love as a cause of depression is popular in literature, movies and … Continue reading The Mathematics of Love and Depression

Monthly Feature 14: Is there problem in the world?

"The world does not seem to have any real problem." I read the comment as I was listening to a song on YouTube. The song composed by A.R. Rahman was sung by students of Berkelee College of Music who belonged to different nationalities, religions and ethnicities. Yet they sang an Islamic devotional song together that … Continue reading Monthly Feature 14: Is there problem in the world?

The Loud Midnight Birthday Party

1. Poush 8, 2073 (December 23, 2016). About 2 p.m. Along the Siddhartha Highway section between Dumre Khola Bridge and Dumre Bazaar. Samir and I walked down about five hundred metres and stopped at a temporary hotel (ghumti hotel?) close to the Dumre Khola Bridge. We decided to fetch some fruit drinks and some snacks. Anish came … Continue reading The Loud Midnight Birthday Party

पाल्पा-२

​ यसअघि "पाल्पा" शिर्षकमा तीन कविता पाल्पाबाट पोस्ट गरेको थिएँँ । काठमाडौंं फर्किएपछि लेखेका तीन कविता यहाँ प्रस्तुत गर्दछु ।  १. लेक र बेँसी, गोरेटा-बाटाहरूमा जिन्दगीका हरेक पाटाहरूमा जीजीबीसा राख्दछन् नरनारी मुहारमा हरपल गुलाबी रङ्ग छरी   २. (हाइकु) मस्याम, डुम्रे घर         महिना दिनलाई                 … Continue reading पाल्पा-२

​A Month in Palpa: Some of the Things I Learnt

I spent about a month (26 days to be precise) at Palpa with my friends and teachers for field-work on Geology. It's a matter of 100 marks after all. But life is not only about university lessons and exams. There are a lot more things to learn. 1. Life's uncertain The day we left for … Continue reading ​A Month in Palpa: Some of the Things I Learnt