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  1. Ancient Nepalese People Buried in Caves were Defleshed but Not Consumed

    ... 1,200-year-old skeleton of a young man found in a cave in Nepal had been defleshed, but researchers are unsure how he died. The lead ... horses in the tombs. Excavating at the caves in Nepal. ( Jacqueline Eng/Western Michigan University ) An ...

    Mark Miller - 09/09/2016 - 03:41

  2. Kathmandu: How Religion and Trade Flowed into an Ancient Water-Filled Valley

    ... The city of Kathmandu is today the capital of Nepal. This status, however, was only conferred on it during the 18th century. 1769 is traditionally regarded as the year that Nepal was unified by Prithvi Narayan Shah, who then chose Kathmandu as the ...

    dhwty - 27/04/2016 - 03:48

  3. Nepal Tragedy: Devastating Loss of Human Life and Ancient Heritage

    ... 100,000 left homeless in the worst earthquake to have hit Nepal in more than 80 years. Along with the ever growing loss of life, the ... in 1832 by the prime minister, for his niece, the queen of Nepal. It stood 200 feet tall. (Associated Press photo) One entire village ...

    Mark Miller - 27/04/2015 - 21:51

  4. The ancient art of honey collecting on the Himalayan cliffs of Nepal

    The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, risking ... Gurung people, also called Tamu, are an indigenous tribe of Nepal’s mountain valleys. Gurung history is clouded with uncertainty because ...

    aprilholloway - 08/03/2014 - 21:39

  5. Recent Textile Discovered in Nepal Sheds Light on How Far South the Silk Road Actually Extended

    Thanks to a recent discovery in Nepal, it is now believed that the historic trade route known as the Silk Road ... Daily reports that a textile discovered in Upper Mustang, Nepal, was recently analyzed, and may shed some light on how far South the Silk ...

    mrreese - 04/04/2016 - 14:53

  6. Rigorous Genetic Analysis Proves the Yeti is Not an Unknown Species

    According to folklore of Nepal, the “Yeti,” also known as the “Abominable Snowman,” is an ... human, that is said to inhabit the Himalayan region of Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet. But is its existence just a myth or is it a reality? ... answer to the debate. According to folklore of Nepal, the “Yeti,” also known as the “Abominable Snowman,” is an ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 30/11/2017 - 13:57

  7. The Ancient Tibetan Monastery of Rinchenling Gompa

    ... Gompa is an ancient Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Nepal. This monastery can be found in the Limi Valley, which is situated on Nepal’s north-western border with Tibet. Due to its proximity with Tibet, it ...

    dhwty - 02/05/2016 - 03:50

  8. Mystery of the ancient kingdom discovered in Nepal where thousands of caves are carved into cliffside

    ... built them and why. In the mid-1990s, archaeologists from Nepal and the University of Cologne began exploring the stacked caves and found ... Mystery of the ancient kingdom discovered in Nepal where thousands of caves are carved into cliffside ...

    aprilholloway - 28/08/2013 - 03:30

  9. The Common Western Depiction of the Yeti is Wrong

    In the folklore of Nepal, the Yeti is an ape-like being that is taller than a human. It is said to live in the Himalayan region of Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet. The people of that region use the names Yeti and ... are much older than that. In the folklore of Nepal, the Yeti is an ape-like being that is taller than a human. It is said to ...

    valdar - 12/10/2017 - 13:52

  10. ‘River God’ in Ghana Stops Menstruating Girls from Crossing a River to Get to School

    ... caused death, “A woman has died in a remote village in Nepal because of a tradition in which women are exiled from their homes and ... associated with the menstrual taboo in the western part of Nepal. The tradition prohibits Hindu women from participating in normal family ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 14/01/2018 - 22:49

  11. Ayurvedic Medicine: A Traditional Knowledge of Life from India that Has Endured the Passage of Time

    ... a 12th or 13th century copy of the Sushruta Samhita from Nepal. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. ( Public Domain ) ...

    dhwty - 07/12/2015 - 14:33

  12. Archaeological Mystery: 10,000 or More Caves were Dug into the Himalayas Over 2,000 Years Ago

    ... these ancient structures and why? Archaeologists from Nepal and the University of Cologne began exploring the caves situated 155ft. ... everyone.” Top Image: Sky high caves of Nepal. Source: NepalAdvisor By:  April Holloway ...

    aprilholloway - 19/08/2017 - 22:54

  13. Gene Paleno

    Gene Paleno has farmed in Lake County for nearly fifty years and has been writing even longer. During most of the good part of a century of life Gene has had more occupations and professions than you can count on both hands.

    ancient-origins - 02/01/2013 - 08:02

  14. The Mandala: Mapping the Cosmos and the Soul

    ... its center. Mandala of Chandra, God of the Moon. Nepal (Kathmandu Valley), early Malla period. ( Public Domain ) ...

    Caleb Strom - 07/11/2017 - 14:01

  15. Kailash temple at Ellora – preserving ancient wisdom for mankind – Part 2

    (Read Part 1) Kailash Mountain is considered the residence of the Supreme, the Holy of Holies, the pillar of the Universe, the seat of the highest mind, holy for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and spiritual seekers alike.

    christel - 05/05/2014 - 12:50

  16. Traditional Himalayan ‘Viagra‘ fuels caterpillar fungus gold rush

    ... Plateau. Located high in the Himalayan foothills along Nepal's northern Gorkha District border with China's Tibet Autonomous Region ... from farming, grazing, timber sales and odd jobs. Nepal’s Gorkha District ( ) With yartsa ...

    aprilholloway - 04/11/2014 - 00:38

  17. Ancient Text Prescribing Ways to Conceive a Baby Boy Included in New University Textbook in India

    A new university textbook in India has included a controversial, ancient recipe that supposedly formulates a sure way to conceive a boy. The text encourages women who want to conceive a boy to find two north facing branches of a Banyan tree that has grown in a stable, take precisely two grains of urad dal and mustard seeds, mix all the ingredients with curd, and consume the mixture.

    ancient-origins - 09/05/2017 - 18:52

  18. Incredible Discovery Reveals Birthplace of Buddha

    ... what will become one of the most significant discoveries in Nepal in decades, archaeologists have found the birthplace of Buddha and ... the birthplace of the Buddha," said Ram Kumar Shrestha, Nepal's minister of culture, tourism and civil aviation. "The government of ...

    aprilholloway - 26/11/2013 - 05:41

  19. Bindi: Investigating the True Meaning Behind the Hindu Forehead Dot

    ... worn mainly in South Asia - especially in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Mauritius. It is an old Hindu tradition and is known as a ... Female security guard in Narayangarh, District Chitwan, Nepal wearing a black bindi. (Sigismund von Dobschütz/ CC BY SA 3.0 ...

    ancient-origins - 29/12/2016 - 03:54

  20. Breastfeeding Beliefs: From Invincibility to Universal Creation

    ... Shed Light on Ancient Sexuality Sculpture of Nepal breastfeeding. ( Nabaraj Regmi / Adobe Stock) The reverence ...

    dhwty - 01/12/2018 - 18:50