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

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

​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

Speechless

[A poem I started out of a random thought some months ago. I hadn't completed it then. When I saw it today, I completed it. The last part differs from what I had planned the day I created it.] ME: Saw her again, passing by the street; Had opportunity to meet Graceful she; radiance on … Continue reading Speechless

4 Exemplary Stories of Friendship from the Mahabharata

In most countries, Friendship Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of August. There is variation in dates, however. Learn more on Wikipedia. Today, on the occasion of Friendship Day, I have brought to you exemplary stories of friendship from the epic Mahabharata. 1. Krishna and Arjun Well, they were cousins. Arjun's mother Kunti was Krishna's aunt. … Continue reading 4 Exemplary Stories of Friendship from the Mahabharata

Monthly Feature 8: Songs I’m Listening this Monsoon

August's Monthly Feature is about some songs I am listening this monsoon. There are hundreds of songs I listen to. The songs here are just representative of their types. First, Songs on Monsoon Asarai Mahinama: There are several cover versions of this song, which I heard before the original. This original song sung by Chujan Dukpa … Continue reading Monthly Feature 8: Songs I’m Listening this Monsoon

Hold My Hand

Boy: An enormous mountain stands before my eyes But it can not hold me back Neither can I be bound by the ties My life has made to yours. I've crossed thousands of rivers; I've passed through mountains; I've climbed over them To behold the beauty on the other side. I've done them all alone. … Continue reading Hold My Hand