Art of Mithila: A Living Tradition

The dazzling Mithila artwork produced by Maithili women of Nepal can be traced back as far as the 7th century and has been passed fro...

By iMartNepal 5 months ago 6635
Bansuri: The Best Nepali Musical Instrument

The word bansuri originates in the Sanskrit: “bans” which simply mean bamboo and “Sur” which means musical note. The pitch and so...

By iMartNepal 6 months ago 6740
Buddhist Prayer Wheels: Meaning & Uses

A Buddhist prayer wheel is generally a hollow cylindrical wheel made from metal, wood, or stone, often beautifully embossed, mounted on a...

By iMartNepal 7 months ago 7343
Rudraksha – Things You Need to Know About Rudraksha

Rudraksha is a seed traditionally used as prayer beads in Hinduism. It is associated with the Hindu deity Lord Shiva and is commonly worn...

By iMartNepal 7 months ago 6964
This Week’s Top Story: Nepali Pashmina or Cashmere

The softest, highly delicate and fluffy pashmina is considered to be the unique piece of fabric that has been supplied by the dexterity o...

By iMartNepal 7 months ago 6169
Popular Nepali Musical Instruments

Music is unavoidable in Nepali culture. Either listening to the song, humming the tunes or playing the instruments, from festivals to Jat...

By iMartNepal 7 months ago 9387
Top 10 Tallest Lord Shiva Statues from Nepal and World

Har Har Mahadev! The Hindu god Shiva (Sanskrit: Auspicious One) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism worshiped as the paramount...

By iMartNepal 8 months ago 7573
Malla period: The Golden Age of Sculpture and Art

Nepalese traditional arts and architectures are totally dominant of Hindu and Buddhist religious philosophy which are reflected by variou...

By iMartNepal 8 months ago 7871