Home / K2 (page 33)

K2

Repercussions of forest fires

YOUTH IN FOCUS: Recently there are so many forest fires and a lot of animals have been killed in the flames. Is there bad karma for starting these fires? Thinley, Thimphu

Read More »

Celebrating uniqueness through indigenous arts and crafts

MAIN STORY: Bhutan is known for its unique culture, its traditional arts and crafts. This all can be clearly seen in the ancient and modern structures, images and artefacts. This is testimony to a practice that have been gradually developed through centuries and passed down from generation to generation.

Read More »

Atsara: A Sacred-Profane Character

WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO: The Atsara figure is an integral part of many Bhutanese festivals. Being a primary agent of mirth and merriment, the red face comical character holding a phallus is generally thought of as a clown at the tshechu festivals.

Read More »

How to ready for competition

HEALTH AND FITNESS: Dear Sir, I've recently joined a gym in Thimphu. I have been getting comments from people encouraging me to workout seriously because of my height and to participate in bodybuilding competition in the future. I'm a bit skeptical about this since a lot of focus and determination will be required. I can't seem to make up my mind. If sir could advise me it would be of great help.  Tshering, female Thimphu

Read More »

Choacolate Fudge Brownie

RECIPE: Method:Melt chocolate and butter on a double boiler and keep aside to cool it down Whisk eggs and castor sugar at high speed till mixture becomes fluffy Add melted chocolate and butter mixture with eggs and sugar. Mix for 3 to 4 minutes at medium speed Sieve cocoa powder and refined flour together and add to the above mixture. Add nuts and mix at medium speed for three minutes...  

Read More »

Street hawking is lifeline for some

MAIN STORY: Winter is now gone but the chill is there still in the air. Now comes the season with wind, dust and rain. It’s a weekday. The day is almost coming to an end. Office goers are winding up their work. School-going children are heading home. Cabbies wait for passengers.

Read More »

Common mistakes beginners make

HEALTH AND FITNESS: Dear Sir,  I'm a 20-year-old girl. I joined a gym in Thimphu recently. What are the biggest mistakes people make at the gym as they begin? How should I avoid the mistakes?  Dolkar

Read More »

Jinlab or Blessings

WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO:The Chokey term jinlab (བྱིན་རླབས་) refers to spiritual blessings. Literally, jin (བྱིན་) refers to power, magnificence or splendor, and lab (རླབས་) to waves and ripples.

Read More »