Using an agricultural waste as a fuel for firing pottery illustrates the responsibility that the Newari
potters have to the environment.
Vajracharya proposed that present-day Bauddhanath is identical with Shivadevavihara because the Gopalarajavamshavali states that the Licchavi king Shivadeva founded Khasau Chaitya, the ancient Newari
name for Bauddhanath.
For an overview see Malla, Classical Newari
But for us, Dwarika's signature culinary experience is that at Krishnarpan, its Newari
cuisine restaurant, which offers diners the chance to sample traditional Nepali hospitality in sumptuous surroundings.
Later on Pachumola lasted, whereas other scripts didn't survive, and this script came to be known as "the prevalent Newari
2) In this unprecedented historical journey, Jang Bahadur's entourage included Bhajuman Chitrakar, a Newari
artist from Kathmandu.
They have also demanded newari
language to be used as a language for government works and abrogation of the bill on urban development that the government is working on.
For more details see Bhaskararao and Joshi (1985: 17) for Newari
(Tibeto-Burman); Dai and Cui (1985: 43) for Achang (Tibeto-Burman); Xu and Zhao (1984: 31-32) for Bai (Tibeto-Burman); He and Jiang (1985: 66-67) for Naxi (Tibeto-Burman); Sun (1981: 95-96) for Qiang (Tibeto-Burman); Xu and Xu (1984: 64-65) for Zaiwa (Jingpo) (Tibeto-Burman); Chen et al.
The cities of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Kirtipur are open museums of religion, culture, tradition and the work of Newari
art and architecture.
One restaurant that stands out is Yeti, but I get the feeling that people treat it like a piece of slumdog exotica as it serves mostly home- style Newari
and Tibetan food -- good but not extraordinary.
The present paper forms part of an on-going research leading to eventual publication of a critical edition of an early 18th century manuscript of a Maithili play Parsuramopakhyana written in the Newari
script by Bhaktapurking Bhupatindramalla (1696-1722) containing Newari
text, transliterations into Devanagari and Roman scripts, English translation; commentary on Medieval Maithili dramaturgy, critical notes and emendations, and sketch of a grammar of Middle Maithili.
In 1999, on the same day, the Supreme Court had given a verdict against the demand, on the case filed over the use of Newari
and Maithili as official languages.