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Creative Processes That Nobody Talks About But Every Creator Needs | From The Lens of a Sikkimese Songwriter

Creative Process that often goes unnoticed but is necessary to understand for every creator – My experience as a songwriter/musician in Sikkim. Inspiration – okay, I checked the dictionary for its meaning. “A divine influence directly and immediately exerted upon the mind or soul.” (Some thinking going on here for a few seconds) Seems I … Read moreCreative Processes That Nobody Talks About But Every Creator Needs | From The Lens of a Sikkimese Songwriter

Times Have Changed

TIMES HAVE CHANGED By Aabishkar Thatal My dad used to tell us three siblings about his struggles back in the day. How he walked to Gangtok from his remote village making his legs sore, He used to tell us about his friends And how they used one matchstick to light six cigarettes; He wasn’t born … Read moreTimes Have Changed

The Art of Art – Unleash Your Creative Genius

Meditating upon the absurd nature of the universe and my own existence makes me want to go back in time, wishing I never stumbled upon this kind of knowledge. Knowledge that we are a tiny little cog of an almost infinitely large machinery. That we live on a ball of dirt revolving around a ball … Read moreThe Art of Art – Unleash Your Creative Genius

The othering of your own identity: Western hegemony in our culture

The year of 2018, so far, has seen the demise of a very important figure in the field of Art and Literature in the Indian Nepali community. 6th March 2018 saw Indra Bahadur Rai, one of the most prominent writers in Nepali Literature pass away at the age of 91. The only way I came … Read moreThe othering of your own identity: Western hegemony in our culture

M.G. Marg is the mirror of the new Sikkimese Culture

Mahatma Gandhi Marg, most commonly known as M.G. Marg is the face of Gangtok. Carved among buildings and roads in the hill, this is a pavement filled with flora, all groomed with lights that make the place look prettier. By the day, under the blue sky and yellow sun, it almost feels like heaven, with … Read moreM.G. Marg is the mirror of the new Sikkimese Culture

SIKKIM BY THE YEAR 2022

Since the days our ancestors started carving tools for hunting in the wild and the miraculous invention of the wheel, we know that us humans are no ordinary beings. We are more than just flesh and bone, gifted with an uncanny source of intelligence, referred to as the mind. Analysis of the history of mankind … Read moreSIKKIM BY THE YEAR 2022