Ethnic Identity and Expansion in Kirat Samba Phyang

Ethnic Identity and Expansion in Kirat Samba Phyang

IAR Journal of Humanities and Social Science.  Dr. Nawa Raj Subba Abstract Samba is a Kirat indigenous to Eastern Nepal. It is known as Limbu, Rai, and has clans. Phyang is a sub-clan of the Samba family. The available Samba genealogy is hazy in and of itself. Also, the histories of Nepal have kept them apart. They start talking after naming Samba. They have been almost to the limit, silent on earlier ancestors. The genealogical study of Samba Phyang spread…

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Kirat Rai, Limbu are somewhat perplexed by the vast array of ethnic identities

Kirat Rai, Limbu are somewhat perplexed by the vast array of ethnic identities

Dr. Nawa Raj Subba Many people are confused about whether Rai and Limbu are the same or not. A scholarly debate about the distinction between ethnic identities is required. It’s not just a matter of Rai and Limbu. This is just an example. Politics, geography, language, and culture all play a role in ethnic formation and identity. Here’s a quick rundown. The existing theory has been scrutinized. To this principle, I have also added new knowledge gained from the study…

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Senior citizens in Nepal are in desperate need

Senior citizens in Nepal are in desperate need

Nawa Raj Subba Abstract: This review paper looked at some of the most relevant material on senior citizens’ issues. The study aimed to use secondary data analysis to determine the most pressing needs of senior citizens. The essay examined their current situation, problems, and needs. Nepal’s elderly population is growing every year. They have not received adequate care from the government. The private sector made a considerable contribution to this endeavor. Both the government and the private sector have made efforts…

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‘किरात लिम्बू संस्कृति मानवशास्त्रीय विवेचना’ (अन्तिम पाना)

‘किरात लिम्बू संस्कृति मानवशास्त्रीय विवेचना’ (अन्तिम पाना)

डा. नवराज सुब्बा ।  अतः हामी वर्तमानमा जे छौँ त्यो सत्य हो । तर हाम्रो अतीत हेर्ने दृष्टिकोणमा केही दोष छ । त्यो अज्ञानतावश मात्र भएको हैन, नियतवश पनि त्यसो भएको छ । तर त्यो मानवीय चरित्र पनि हो । यो पनि सत्य हो । यसकारण यस्ता मानवशास्त्रीय, समाजशास्त्रीय घटनाक्रम र परिदृपरिदृश्यलाई हामीले मनोविज्ञानको दृष्टिले हेर्न सकेमा जिज्ञासा केही हदसम्म शान्त हुनेछन् । एक प्रसङ्गमा मिचिगन विश्वविद्यालयका प्राध्यापक मारोहाङ लिम्बूले तुङदुङ्गे मुन्धुमसम्बन्धी मेरो वेभनेर जुम प्रस्तुतिउपर दिनुभएको एक प्रतिक्रिया यु–ट्यूबमा…

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‘किरात लिम्बू संस्कृति मानवशास्त्रीय विवेचना’ (भूमिका)

‘किरात लिम्बू संस्कृति मानवशास्त्रीय विवेचना’ (भूमिका)

डा. नवराज सुब्बा । मभित्र जब चेतना आयो, त्यसपछि मनमा खुलदुली चल्न थाले । म कहाँबाट आएँ होला ? यो रुख, ढुङ्गा कसले बनायो होला ? यो खोल्सा, खोला, नदी, कहाँ पुग्छ होला ? धाराबाट बग्ने पानी निरन्तर कसरी उम्रिरहन्छ ? यी डाँडाकाँडा, हिमाल, खोला, नदी, संसार, पृथ्वी, जून, तारा ब्रह्माण्ड कसले रचना किन गर्यो होला ? ती मेरा बालसुलभ जिज्ञासालाई अभिभावक, गुरू, शास्त्रले मात्र शान्त पार्न सकेनन् । सामाजिक वर्ग, भेदभाव, छुवाछूत, जातपात, राजनीति, संस्कृति, धर्म मानव उपज वस्तु…

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मैवाखोलाभित्र लुकेको दासीको प्रेमकथा

मैवाखोलाभित्र लुकेको दासीको प्रेमकथा

(सत्य घटनामा आधारित कथा) डा. नवराज सुब्बा । ताप्लेजुङ जिल्लाको आठराई हाङपाङबाट हेर्दा उत्तरतर्फका हिमश्रृङ्खलाबाट बग्दै आएका दुई नदी तम्बरखोला र मैवाखोला मैवादोभानमा मिसिएको एक सुन्दर दृश्य देखिन्छ । यी नदीहरू मिसिएर बनेको भूआकृतिलाई टाढाबाट हेर्दा झण्डै त्रिशूल आकारको लाग्दछ । त्यही दुई नदीको सङ्गममा रहेको छ व्यापारिक स्थल मैवादोभान । उक्त मैवादोभानपारि तम्बरखोलावारि रहेको छ महादेवटार । जहाँ अघि एउटा विशाल शिवालय थियो । त्यहाँ शिवालय परिशरमा पाटी, पौवा तथा बगैंचा थिए । जहाँ टाढाटाढाबाट साधुसन्त आउने, आराधना गर्ने,…

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A tribute to a Limbu Woman

A tribute to a Limbu Woman

Nawa Raj Subba Many people have got respect inside the life and even after death. The children who are born pay their father’s homage. But an ordinary Limbuni woman, and even a mother who today has no children in this material world, at least as far as I can recall, seems to have no human being. That is why, by going forward as a human being, I try to pay homage to her – by writing a memory.

JADAU Dahal YagyaNidhi!

JADAU Dahal YagyaNidhi!

Nawa Raj Subba There is hardly a person in the world of life who does not see the cloud of desperation. I still see black clouds in the sky occasionally. In the clouds that cover the horizon, I still see the silver circle on the horizon. I get the power to live by looking at it. General people, poets, artists whose works have always given me strength and inspiration in life. There are among those who shine like a silver…

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भाषाशास्त्री प्रा. बालकृष्ण पोखरेलको मानवशास्त्रीय दृष्टिकोण

भाषाशास्त्री प्रा. बालकृष्ण पोखरेलको मानवशास्त्रीय दृष्टिकोण

डा. नवराज सुब्बा । पृष्ठभूमिनेपाली बाङ्मयमा भाषा अध्येताका लहरमा छुटाउनै नमिल्ने नाम हो भाषाशास्त्री बालकृण्ण पोखरेल । एकथरी भाषाविद् नेपाली भाषालाई पहाडी हिन्दी मानेर भारोपेली परिवारभित्रको एक भाषाको रुपमा चिन्दछन् । अर्काथरी भाषाविद् नेपाली भाषालाई संस्कृत र हिन्दीको एक भाषिकाको रुपमा समेत देख्दछन् । वि.स. २०१३ सालमा संखुवासभाबाट ‘नौलो पाइलो’ पत्रिकाबाट बालकृष्ण पोखरेल, बल्लभमणि दाहाल, कोशराज रेग्मी, तारानाथ शर्मा र चुडामणि रेग्मीले संयुक्त रुपमा नेपाली झर्रोवादी भाषिक अभियान आरम्भ गर्नुभयो (न्यौपाने, २०७५)। वि.स. २०६३ सालमा आन्दोलनको स्वर्णजयन्ति विशेषाङ्क प्रकाशित भइसकेको…

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Corona COVID 19

Corona COVID 19

A brief note on Corona COVID 19 Pandemic – Dr. Nawa Raj Subba Silver circles are beginning to appear in the black clouds of the Corona epidemic around the world. Corona Covid 19 Epidemic prevention vaccine development is starting to shine a ray of hope. Leaders in the West are optimistic about the results of a recent test by US company Pfizer and German company BioNtech. Although Russia has previously claimed to have developed the vaccine, the scientific community has…

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