Now although Krishna is among the most common names in Nepal, there’s one Krishna you should keep an eye out for while visiting Kathmandu.
Saila Dai learned how to cook when he was a young man working in Kathmandu. It was a necessary skill that he developed to make some money working in local restaurants. Saila Dai has not had an easy life, but that’s not what this post is about.
At around 6 months of age, a Nepali baby will undergo a special ceremony similar to a baptism but very tied to local traditions and religious beliefs. It’s the first rice ceremony and it’s a big deal in Nepal – certainly something you should attend if you receive an invite. Friends and family dress in … Continue reading The First Rice