Swayambhu

The Collection: Alternative Kathmandu

Why follow the crowds in Kathmandu and see what everyone else sees? Visit the REAL bazaars and people of the original Kathmandu, visit a temple that few people know about, visit a town with a strange history, and walk back in time through the streets of the original inhabitants of Kathmandu,the Newar.

Buddha & Me #2 It’s Buddha’s birthday

A celebration of Buddha’s birthday told in a style as if in conversation with Buddha himself. The conversation with The Two Doctors is quite respectful and describes his birth through to enlightenment and death. As Buddhists ourselves we will be celebrating today quietly and mindfully.

If Buddha was alive today ..

If Buddha was alive today he’d have a Nepalese passport, did you know that? Despite the occasional outrageous claim from an Indian politician, it is widely known that Siddhartha was born at Lumbini in Southern Nepal where there is a… Read More ›

It’s Buddha’s birthday ……. 3 times over!

A celebration of Buddha’s birthday told in a style as if in conversation with Buddha himself. The conversation with The Two Doctors is quite respectful and describes his birth through to enlightenment and death. As Buddhists ourselves we will be celebrating today quietly and mindfully.