Word is a celebration and no script holds that emotion more than the Ranjana life. During their calligraphy demonstration, Ananda Maharjan, Sunita Dangol, and Anshu Shrestha will be showcasing Ranjana script and Kutakshar while also writing the participants’ names and mantras in Ranjana – creating artful demonstrations and keepsakes for the ones who attend.
Nepalbhasa was one of the major languages spoken in Feudal Kathmandu. Unlike the spoken Nepalbhasa, a generation of Newars grew up without the written aspect of language, as Newa scripts were in decline. After a long history of suppression from feudal rulers, the Newa scripts fell out of use due to fear of prosecution. However,… Continue reading Newa Scripts: From Manuscript to Digital