Posts tagged ‘king



King Sahlesh: The lesser known legend of Mithila

Posted on: Sunday, Apr 15, 2018

These are widely popular lore in the Madhesi community. On Saturday, coinciding the new year, people from the Mithila community celebrated the special day while stressing that the king’s action and deeds should act as inspiration for the present leaders.

These are widely popular lore in the Madhesi community. On Saturday, coinciding the new year, people from the Mithila community celebrated the special day while stressing that the king’s action and deeds should act as inspiration for the present leaders.

Okay, at least in this era. In this week’s episode, Mithila and Kunal look forward to the Temple of Speed (isn’t this a perfect name to attract the millennials?), a Vettel-Hamilton partnership at Ferrari that never will be, how Fernando Alonso should …

King Janaka in Hindu Scriptures and Ramayana

Posted on: Monday, Apr 24, 2017

When Mithila Burns Nothing of Mine Burns – King Janaka Disciples of Sage Yajnavalkya thought their teacher was partial to Janaka. One day when a philosophical discussion was taking place, the news came that Mithila, the capital city of Janaka …

China playing ‘king’ maker in Nepal politics

Posted on: Sunday, Jul 17, 2016

The delegation has held parleys with influential Maoist leader Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal, President of the Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur Deuba, as well as influential leaders of Madhesi parties.

He was in Nepal then to take part in the first General Convention of the Terai Madesh Loktantrik Party. Koshyari, who is in Nepal to participate in the first meeting of the EPG, said he has no plans to meet with Gyanendra this time. After abolishment of …

Madhesi people from southern plains in Nepal have been leading a several-month-old agitation against the promulgation of the constitution. The major demands of Madhesis, mostly of Indian-origin, include re-demarcation of the seven province model of federal …

About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.

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