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Daura Suruwal: The classic Nepali apparel

There is something mesmerising about this garb: it has its own history, its own religious beliefs; it’s been through mass movements, revolutions, controversies; and it has witnessed major political changes. After all, ...

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Lokta Paper: A Historic Craft Home to Nepal

The Peacock Shop in Bhaktapur houses a paper emporium where Lokta Paper is produced from scratch.

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Nepali Culture Through The Art of Doll Making

Patan’s Sisters’ Creation has been promoting women empowerment and Nepali craftwork through the manufacture of eco-friendly ethnic dolls.

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Bahals of Kathmandu Valley

Bahal is a type of courtyard found amongst Newar communities in Nepal. It is the most dominant type of courtyard in Newari Architecture. Bahal is a Buddhist Monastery and derives its name from a Sanskrit word Bihara, mea...

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Bungamati: An ancient Newar settlement frozen in time

The charm of Bungamati lies in the quaint lifestyle of the Newars that has not changed since a hundred years.

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