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What started out as a peaceful event to mark the anniversary of the occupation of Tibet by China ended in violence and arrests for Pro Tibet residents in Boudha.
Yesterday's event was interrupted by Nepali police and when participants refused to leave Boudhanath temple the police resorted to violence to break up the event.
Children, women and tourists were caught in the middle of the dispute. One woman was hit in the face and another dragged away by police…Continue
Posted on March 11, 2011 at 9:49am — 2 Comments
Last Year I celebrated Maha Shivaratri at my home in Pokhara. Like most guys I enjoyed the craziness of the festival. It’s an excuse to stay out late, drink, smoke and play with fire – all in the name of worship of Lord Shiva.
In Pokhara there is a tradition of building large fires in the street. Children often steal wooden things from house to fuel the fires. It is believed to be bad luck to discipline them because they are stealing for worship.
Posted on March 3, 2011 at 11:00am