Mahakala’s Dorjeling is not just an epoch to the resilient times of a resilient community. Dorjeling’s lore might be cryptic, but it is anchored to the immortal Himalayan faith that looks the rest of the world in the eye and obliges them to blink.
Mawlynnong, Meghalaya – God’s Own Garden (Asia’s Cleanest Village)
This article is about a significant element of Nepali Culture which seems to be fading in the modern world. There is a significant lack of knowledge due to the seemingly unremarkable prevalence of the subject among the majority of the youth in Sikkim (as per the author’s personal study of people around him).
They often attacked nearby villages of other tribes, chopping off heads of opposing warriors and bringing them home as trophies to hang in the Morong(a communal house). With the exception of these displays of violent behavior, the tribe members always used to and still, to this day, respect their traditions and other cultural practices, even though headhunting has ceased to be a part of the Konyak lifestyle.
This work of fiction is based on the 1986 Gorkhaland Agitation led by the Gorkhaland National Democratic Front (GNLF) Supremo, The Mahamahim, The Raja of the Hills, Late Mr. Subhas Ghising in the enchanting land of thunderbolts, Dorje-ling or as we like to call in now, Darjeeling. The agitation took a violent turn in the mid ’86. This short story finds its setting in such a background of a local tea estate of the name Tukvar which constituted a fundamental population of GNLF supporters during this agitation,
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