Are you Khambu enough?
Sociological Importance of the Kipat System
Tamang Marriage: Mock Capture and Negotiation
Khyah – The Newari Ghost
Ritual Officiants of Sunuwar Koĩts People
Folk Music of the Limbu People
The Inimitable Khambu “Flower” Shaman
Tamba: Oral Traditions of the Tamang People
Kirat Khambu Rai Sakela/Sakewa
The Burning of Evil – Ghanta Karna Festival
Hyolmo (Yolmo) Identity and Origins
Magar Sub-Tribe, Lineage and Kin-Groups
Ghatu Tradition of the Gurung People – Part 1
Tamang Clans and Lineage Structure
The Legend of Neuli
Shamans and Witches
Are you Khambu enough?
March 01, 2022
As younger people talk more about Instagram reels, YouTube shorts, and nanotechnology, it is seemingly difficult to get ethical and ethnical messages across the preoccupied minds of today’s progressive generation.
Khambu Mangkhims and Tiered Suptulung
September 18, 2021
While the Khambus have always attempted to return to the imagined simplicity and a sense of community enjoyed by the ancient age, many modern Mangkhims have removed those grounded Samkhalungs…
Yele Dong and Maghe Sankranti
February 02, 2021
For the Kiratis, who have ruled the Nepal valley for over 1903 years and have found mention in countless manuscripts and chronicles across the world, a calendar commemorating their reign and history…
Thang’kuh: An ancestral home
December 19, 2020
Yaboh Sam Sum Chu, the Supreme Ancestor of the five primordial ancestors, explains in an ancient oral discourse, Mundhum, that Yaboh Chendum carried the big rocks with his big bare hands and flew from…
The Sakela Conundrum
December 17, 2020
One of the major predicaments of Sakela is in its inability to reach a consensual date of its observation. What was in the past a ritual combined with the time of harvest….
Khambu Rai: Narratives and Perspectives
Writing history from a Khambu perspective requires reconsideration of the consensual popular narrative. Khambus have always attached cultural and economic practices to the land in and around Kalimpong and Darjeeling.
Ancient Kirata Cities
Can we locate Yalambar’s Burial Site?
Is Gum Baha the first Kirati Mangkim?
Kirati Temples in the Lichhavi Era
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