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Getting out of your own way: How creatives self-sabotage

As much creativity is a sign of intelligence and innovation, it can also breed angst. Here’s how to recognize your self-sabotaging cycle and break it.

Things to know before Selling Music Online

As artists, we understand that it is our responsibility to breed innovation and find our own sound. But what else do we need to keep in mind before putting your music out into the world?

Chhanda Poetry in Nepali Folklore | A Shout-Out

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).

Why Gorkhaland?

Eashani Chettri, a young poetess from Darjeeling, with the help of these heart-wrenching verses, speaks out in behalf of people very dear to her whose voices have been suppressed for decades.

The Headhunters of North-East India | Infamous tales of the Konyak Tribe from Nagaland

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.

An Inquiry of the Truth

Our body is only the sheath but the sward blade is our soul. Here, the sheath (the body) is an illusion and the sword blade ( the soul) is the truth (SATYA) but we believe in what we see, we’re only human and chiefly rely on the imformation our senses provide us with, so for us sheaths in the shape of a sword itself is the ultimate truth!

आरामले भैहाल्छ

बग्नु छ कालैको पानीझरिको छिटाहरुका नदि बनेर, उड्नु छ यी हाड्-मासमा प्वाँख सरीका पखेटा बनाई, मनस्पट्टमा हिजो बुनेको मझेत्रो म आज ओढ्ने छु न सुक्ला नदि त्यो, वसन्तको तापमा न झर्ला मझेत्रो शिशिरको विलापमा म उडि् रहन्छु त्यो कालो आकाशमा, होस कालै त्यो दृष्य, चमेरा सरिका। सोंचदा सोंचदै मैले सयौं भाषण दिई सकें, एकान्त मै … Read moreआरामले भैहाल्छ

Largesse – Suzanna, Suzanna

Kate Sarah, a writer from Darjeeling (also a Redendron Ink author), in her novel Largesse crafts yet another mind-blowing chapter, so be prepared to catch your breath every three seconds.

It’s okay to feel shame

Shame

Hriidaii Raj Chettri, a 17 year old novelist from Gangtok sheds light upon the feeling of shame and how it is widely demonised when it should not be. He shares his insights on how shame can be used as a constructive tool to better ourselves and how it could help us adhere to a spiritually fulfilling set of values.