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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.
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!
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.
Ah, yes. Mental peace. How badly we crave it at all times of day, for example, especially when we’re hooked onto social media, often measuring our self-worth with the number of likes our newest picture gets and the number of followers we have and all that superficial trivial crap that doesn’t even make a difference … Read moreA Comprehensive Blueprint of Human Emotions | Why Emotional Intelligence is the Bedrock to Fulfillment and Mental Peace