Archive for March, 2011

Facts of life

Don’t judge a person! You never know
when you will start liking or hating that person.
Never trust anyone. No human can remain constant. Read more »

I do not know why

I remember what my grandmother used to tell me, “Tsagay, always be good and do not let yourself down. Things are changing very fast that it is not what it used to be during my time. I had time to play, sleep, chat and everything I wanted to do though technology was very poor during those years. I will die soon Read more »

The Wait

The golden rays of sun shone in the mountains. They hadn’t made to the lower slopes and valleys yet. The slopes wore a spectacular look bathed in the morning light beneath the beams of rays charging towards the far mountains. It was an extraordinarily serene and beautiful morning. Birds could be heard chirping in the nearby bush above the boys’ hostel. Read more »

She is an innocent lady

She lives in a small traditional house surrounded by Bhutanese culture and traditions. Her village is not far away from the road point and the district town. Yet she has no knowledge of urban lifestyle nor does she prefer to stay in town. She remembers vividly how the town took shape in her Dzongkhag. She tells that she saw the old huts made of bamboo and planks Read more »

The way home

I am a student studying abroad and I love my country, Bhutan, the last Shangri-la. And this article is not about my country, and my love for it. It is about my journey home during the vacation. I travel in train days and nights. If I have saved some money, I am lucky enough to get into Air conditioned couch. If not I am usually bound in sleeper class and sometimes in Read more »

Still a Hero – II

“As you all know, 17th of December is celebrated as the National Day of Bhutan every year. It is a day of utmost importance to Bhutan and her people. 125 years ago on this day, all the people of Bhutan appealed to and agreed unanimously to enthrone Gongsa Ugyen Wangchuck as the first hereditary monarch of Bhutan. Therefore, this is the day when Bhutan saw Read more »

Plight of an Ox

Beautiful ox is born to a farmer
Farmer becomes overjoyed
He is happy to get helping hand in the field. Read more »

The Prodigal Son

The story of the Prodigal Son, also known as the Parable of the Lost Son, follows the parables of the Lost Sheep and the Lost Coin. The Pharisees’ complaint: “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” A certain man has two sons. The younger son asks his father to give him his portion of the family estate as an early inheritance. Read more »

Bhutan Artography

A woman, an aspiring writer ( and an admirer of photography, dreamt a dream of bringing together young Bhutanese artists and photographers. Seeing that there was no Bhutanese site which promoted art and photography together, this site was created to serve as a platform for aspiring Bhutanese artists and photographers. Read more »

Motivation in the Age of the Old Guards

There is an ill-considered tendency among our generation (brought up on the modern idea of motivators) to blame the old guards of our traditions for being wholly unheeding to our circumstances and needs. While we espouse conciliation and coexistence of views, we are ourselves quite blind to their worldview. This naturally gives rise to the conviction that when our times come Read more »

How to make our Life more meaningful

We can make our life meaningful, add vibrant colors to it and drive more satisfaction. All this is only possible if we are interested in doing something which is really useful, have some honest purpose and is actually required. We have enough motivation besides us, when we have imaginations and dreams of reaching somewhere, doing something in life. Read more »

You told me a lie

Whenever I
Remember and try
To reason why Read more »

The king of gods

DangphoDingpho… there lived a man and a woman who had nine sons. The youngest of them was a dumb but as clever, thoughtful, and skillful as his older brothers. Unfortunately, they saw only his dumbness and ill-treated him like an animal, often comparing him to their ox. “Go and live with your companion ox in the barn,” they would make fun of him. Read more »

Two monks and a beautiful woman

Just like some of the best stories full of morals and wisdom are written by so many anonymous wise men, this following story that I am going to tell you guys, falls under the same category (I am not sure, but I find it this way). The story however is rooted to being a famous Buddhist story of two monks and a woman. And it triggers some thoughts after we read it, I bet. Read more »

The right to Information

Bhutan became one of the newest countries in the world to join the global village of information and technology in just a decade ago-precisely June 2, 1999 when His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyelpo announced the launching of television and internet. Since then, just over a period of decade, the use of internet in Bhutan has really picked up from white huge desktop Read more »

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