This is the final chapter – so far- of this blog I’m sharing because of my interest in Nepal.
This is likely to be the final post in chapters released from our part written book, A Year In Nepal, in which we sought feedback to help us with the remaining chapters. Here’s the fourth chapter, regarding Religion in Nepal: (You should start from previous chapters published so far here Our Book, A Year in Nepal)
RELIGION: THERE’S A ONE EYED YELLOW IDOL ….
“There’s a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Kathmandu, There’s a little marble cross below the town;
There’s a broken-hearted woman tends the grave of Mad Carew, And the Yellow God forever gazes down.”
The Green Eye of the Little Yellow God! I knew this poem as a schoolboy, and never dreamed I would marry someone from Kathmandu, visit Nepal many times, walk amongst monasteries and temples, and become a Buddhist myself. These are not the sort of things that happen to…
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