Lumbini: forgoten places of Buddha’s life Culture Interesting facts Interesting places Nepal Stories 

Lumbini: forgoten places of Buddha’s life

Lumbini is a city situated in south Nepal. It is a place of buddhist cult believed to be a birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama. Lumbini was made a World Heritage Site status by UNESCO in 1997. Gautama was a son of Queen Mayadevi, born in 563 BCE. When he achieved Enlightenment some time around 528 BCE, became the Buddha and founded Buddhism. In Lumbini there are many temples, monasteries and monuments.... Read More
Gurung Dharma: shamanic practices and Gurung beliefs Culture Interesting facts Nepal 

Gurung Dharma: shamanic practices and Gurung beliefs

Gurung Dharma, or the Gurung shamanic traditions … … are now considered – also by its supporters – as an ancient system of shamanic beliefs, which is only a remnant of the former powerful cult. Gurung beliefs The Gurungs – in their language – Tamu-mae – combine practical everyday life with rich cosmology, inhabited by innumerable good and evil spirits.... Read More
Nepali sweets Food Interesting facts Nepal 

Nepali sweets

In the date of 14 April from the morning we could see everywhere in the shops many colorful sweets.  Chay-shops (local tea shops) turned into a confectionerys on this occasion, and the air was full of unearthly aroma of caramel and Nepalese spices. So for the reason of New Year feasted by Nepali people 3 days we arranged some interview... Read More
Aloo Sandheko – Potato salad Food Nepal 

Aloo Sandheko – Potato salad

Sandheko is a kind of cold salad, Nepalese Aloo Sandheko is simply a potato salad with spices. Recommended for summer grilling as a great addition to grilled or smoked meat. For 4 portions: Wash the potatoes and cook them for a 30 minutes in a boiling water. Cool them, peel and cut into a 2cm cube. Peel the onion and cut... Read More
Kerala Fish Curry Food India 

Kerala Fish Curry

I’m sharing this wonderful Kerala recipe, thanks to which my sisters – who turn away from the fish – took extra portion. For 4 portions: Notes: The original fish is put fresh, raw to the curry and stewed together. This is a good option, especially if you have a good sea fish. If you have a deep-frozen fish, it is worth frying it.... Read More
Vendakai sambar – lady finger sauce Food India 

Vendakai sambar – lady finger sauce

Sambar is a popular type of hot vegetable sauce prepared on the basis of tur daal (pigeon pea), in the southern states of India – especially in Tamil Nadu. Vendakai in Tamil meansr, or lady finger, a popular vegetable throughout India – and more recently in Europe, especially due to its specific throat and respiratory healing abilities. The seeds contained in the... Read More
Roti – fried breads Food India Nepal 

Roti – fried breads

When 8 eggs bought from the store land unexpectedly on the ground … … our neighbor said she would show how to make roti. This is a kind of bread fried in oil. Sometimes with egg, sometimes not. My roti made according to the instructions of the neighbor pleases me the most. She recommends eating it with vegetable curry. We, of course, prefer with... Read More