Making of a god

Preserving the ancient practice of bronze sculpting in Nepal

How did a Nepali ritual altar end up in Berlin?

When Kathmandu-based filmmaker Deepak Tolange visited the Museum of Asian Art in Berlin seven years ago, he sought out the collection from...

Ashish Dhakal

Home sweet home for older Nepalis

Ten years ago, Patan’s Astaman Maharjan donated a plot of land in a prime location and Rs5 million to build an old...

Kathmandu’s temple restoration after 1934 quake

The 8.3M earthquake that struck at 2:28PM on 15 January 1934 was the last major quake to hit Kathmandu before the 2015 Gorkha earthquake....

Sahina Shrestha

Between the lines with Sujan Dangol

The artist shows us the loss of old Kathmandu Valley with his intense drawings of a densely-packed urbanscape.

Remembering Robert Powell

Robert Powell’s drawing of the courtyard façade of Kuthu Math in Bhaktapur is a prime example of his singular style: light enters...

Ashish Dhakal

US returns another antiquity to Nepal

Earlier this year, a 10th century stone figure of Uma Maheswar, which had been stolen from Patan’s Gahiti 50 years ago was traced to...

Fire and ice

After a month in which the whole of Nepal was shrouded in choking smoke from unprecedented wildfires, the rains finally cleared the...

Patan school built back better

The 2015 earthquake damaged 7,923 schools and 49,681 classrooms in 14 districts in Central Nepal. Of these, 6,085 schools have been rebuilt...

Our Kamal Pokhari

Kathmandu Valley's ponds need to be revived, not just restored

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