World Newah Organization a'v“]kf}a'v“]kf} Newsletter

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Tribhuvan R. Tuladhar

Eleven years ago the socio- honest and industrious traders, skilled cultural conditions of the Newah builders, talented craftsmen, productive people was less precarious then it is farmers, and tolerant, hospitable people today. The thinking and vision at that who built the most admired and desired time was that if anything was to city in the . happen to the Newah people and Is Newars the victim of their own their culture in our homeland success and accomplishment or they do the Newah people around the world not understand the polity of the new would come together and join in the reality and how to deal with it? struggle with our compatriot for the It will not be out of place to note survival of the Newah Cultural and that all this has happened mainly because history. However intuitive or fore- of anti-Newar sentiment of the ruling class sightful was this at the time the of Khas-Bahun coaltion who relentlessly events and happenings of the present blocked and hindered the advancement of days have shown that many of the the and their culture in fears and apprehensions has now every way possible. Also, it is due to the come to pass. The socio-economical, inherent individualistic and self-centered cultural and political condition of the outlook of the Newah people themselves Newah people has deteriorated at an devoid of understanding of the need of alarming rate. Socio-political collective societal unity or nationalistic leadership is woefully lacking. feeling of any kind. Cultural richness of Property, business and land-holding as the Newah people is offset by their T HE BEGINNING: decreased to a level not known before. poverty of their political and civic sense. T The pressure due to uncontrolled Personal accomplishment, moral integrity Eleven years ago in the year 2000, at migration in the homeland has torn apart and talent being totally overshadowed by one of the gathering of the Newah people the social and cultural fabric of the zealot and jealous ruling elite who wanted in Maryland, USA, a call was made to bring community. Khas language now spoken in to break the spirit, culture and language all the Newah people around the world to a every Newah homes as Newah got brain- of the Newah people by every means single venue to meet and connect so that a washed to thinking that khas language available to them. way can be devised to solve cultural and will lead to more opportunities and Eleven Years after the time has social issues of the Newah People. Thus a prosperities which has actually degraded changed and reality of situation on the call for an International Newah Conference the Newah family and community. ground calls to forge that needed unity was made. Furthermore, Inter-race marrying of the once and for all and the true Not forgetting who we are, and Newah girls has handed over properties understanding for the betterment and where we come from, the Newah People, and resources of the community and the honest struggle for the Newah people and residing outside Nepal, felt the need to newah family and bond have become the people of Nepal as a whole. unite in solidarity with our fellow poorer and mixed. Once a beautiful Tri- countrymen, compatriot, the country, the city of Yen, Yala, and Khopa a great THE FIRST WORLD NEWAH culture we love, which have given us so social and cultural center is now reduced ORGANIZATION CONVENTION much of our identity and history as a to smog-filled most polluted and over This First World Newah people, our name and our face. Newah populated city of Asia and it goes on Organization Convention starts the people express profound desire to be a unabated. Once the only indigenous process of bringing the Newah people part of this larger human community and inhabitant of the homeland has now been around the world together in one way or to promote full and unhindered human reduced to minority to 20% of the local the other. Success is already assured that freedom, socio-economical prosperity, population. The political future of the such an event is even happening in what cultural and intellectual development for Newah people is uncertain and dire. All ever form or shape. Something is better

the Newah people and people of Nepal. this because the Newah people were than nothing- Are we to rest on our laurel

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Even before the ink is dry on the make ten Constitution draft politicking can ruin the important formation and consolidation of the commitments organization and crystallization of Ideas and resolutions and Principles that is so very important for to bring A meeting about forming an organization of the newars in International level. a strong, healthy, and truly democratic quantitative and (2004 May 30th, Monday) L to R : Tribhuvan Tuladhar, Hariman Shrestha, organization that Newah people deserves. qualitative Beda Pradhan, Malla k. Sundar, Daya Shakya, Ganesh Kayastha, Rajendra People who will head the organization changes in our Shrestha, Dibya Hada, Pravin Shrestha need to be fair, well rounded, and lives. If one is an intelligent. The new generation of leaders individual he can make his own is to be created by this organization as commitment to himself his family and and 16 elementary schools per year for the old guard age. The old guard friends, and if you are an organization get the next 10 years experience is vital but the future is with together and make minimum ten goals c. Introduction of Nepal Lipi, the the new generation. that will turnaround the ways we do our Newah script we should learn. business so that the next generation of d. Create a DECADE OF THE NEWAH PEOPLE – Newah will be better off in the next University - a center of Newah and World Newah Dasak 1131 NS – 1140 NS decade than we are now learning In the next ten years a new WNO does have goals of its own, 6. Establish the World Newah Fund generation of leaders needs to rise and in some organization specific, and others – The financial backbone and investment the next couple of decades let’s try to oriented towards the general community. vehicle for the survival of the Newah achieve what has not been achieved in Here are few examples as there will be people and culture. the last 240 years. It is because of this many to come: 7. Contribution and Obligation: that the first Decade of the Newah people Each Newah person has a solemn or NEWAH DASAK is so important. A ten 1. Formalize and Constitute the obligation to contribute to the community. Year Plan has to be forged and followed. Organization as a World body Ask every Newah person to contribute 1% 2. Forge unity and solidarity Without a plan there cannot be of their income to the community building. amongst national and regional Newah measurement of our achievements. WNO members and supporter to agree to Organizations Many a decade and many a 3. Energize and Encourage our contribute 1% of their income to the generation of Newars have passed Newah leadership in Nepal, to strategize organization. through a very rough patch of dark and and plan our desired historic, cultural, 8. Media Presence: Increase media unpleasant history. Coming out on the linguistic, political rights for a federal state presence by 100% every year. other side the Newah people is now of NEPAL MANDALA. A Federal State 9. Stop Loss Program: Stop any poised to embark upon a new journey of within a larger Federal State of Nepal. further loss in land property, business and optimism, confidence, and achievements 4. New Generation Leadership: land holding away from the Newah as never seen before. The enthusiasm, Nurture and cultivate the younger community. Develop strategy to conserve the toil, and sacrifice that will be made generation for upcoming and future and preserve business and financial shall deliver a bright and strong future for leadership. ownership. Regain control of Guthi land many generations of Newars to come. 5. Quantitative and Qualitative 10. Business development- goals: Increase greater awareness of WNO calls upon the Newah Technical, Medical and engineering Newah Culture, language and Arts in the community to declare the next decade as opportunities for the new generation of new and younger generation who has the DECADE OF THE NEWAH PEOPLE Newah people. been left-out and detached from their own 1131 to 1140 NS. so that we can achieve These are but the few that comes many new feats for our coming culture and history. Bring back the Lost to mind at the moment. People are generation. Generation of our youth working hard to make the First One would ask, what does this a. Increase the percentage of Convention a grand success. Definitely “DECADE” mean, us all? To be honest, it Newah speakers by 5 % every year we wish them success. One convention is a CALLING, a VISION, a CONCEPT, locally and nationally so that in the next does not make an organization. It is one that we hope will ignite passion, creativity 20 years all Newah people can speak, stepping stone and more to come.Only and enthusiasm to make things different read and write Nepal Bhasa. together can we make our dream happen. b. Create, Build and Finance Newah and better for us all so that we achieve Thank you and Subhaye

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○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○ ○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○ WNO Newsletter 5 jN8{ g]jfM cu{gfOh]zg ultljlw Gxfkf+u' g]jfM 6]lnsGkm/]G; lgSjMu' g]jfM 6]lnsGkm/]G; clk|n !(, @)!) g]jfM cu{gfOh]zg af/] yMlklg larfM cu:6 @!, @)!) -ci6«]lnof_, k|;Gg cdfTo -;+=/f= k|:tfljt ljZj g]jfM ;Dd]ngof Kj+s"u' vM . lgSjMu' ljZj g]jfM 6]ln cd]l/sf_, k|Hjn/Tg jh|frfo{ -;+=/f= tof/L sy+ ljZjof yLyL b]zo\ Ajlt sfMlk+ ;sl;t+ n;s'; sGkm/]G; ljZj g]jfM ;+u7gof tby{ cd]l/sf_, /ljGb| k|wfg -a]lNhod_, RjgfRj+lk+ g]jfM sfo{stf{ by'O 5u" of;]+ cd]l/sfof bof zfSo+ ljZj Go+s+ ;ldlt u7g ;lxt SjrfMu' b' . ljZj /x]gf j]:6/ -hd{gL_, /hgL k|wfg - x] Ono\ 6]lnsGkm/]G; h'n . u'u'+ g+ Rj+lk+ g]jfMtøt 5yfo\ xo]u' tfM tofM g]jfM ;+u7g tof/L ;dGjo ;ldltof a]lNhod_, /flhz >]i7 -;+=/f= g]jfM ;/f]sf/of ljÈooft sofM Yj Hof‰jM h'ofRj+u' v“ sgflbn . slh bof zfSo+ cf}krfl/s ¿k+ cd]l/sf_, /fhLj >]i7 -ef/t_, l/k]Gb| ljZjof yLyL b]zo\ RjgfRj+lk+ g]jfMto\ lqe'jg t'nfw/+ ljZj g]jfM ;+u7g j sGkm/]G; Gx\ofsfbLu' vM;f cjfn -hfkfg_, 8f= /f]zg >]i7 - by'O yHofMu' 6]ln sGkm/]G; h"u' Yjx] g]jfM ;Dd]ng ofo]u' af/] 5u" bzs sGkm/]G;oft lqe'jg t'nfw/ efh'+ ;+=/f= cd]l/sf_, zlz dxfh' -a]nfot_, Gxfkf+v';L vM . Gx\oj+lg;]+ x] s'tM h'ofRj+u' v“ ;dGjo ofgfbLu' vM . Hof‰jno\ 8f= l;hg >]i7 -;+=/f= cd]l/sf_, y'u' d'“Hofof nflu Sjo\ Gx\oygf sy+of sgflbn . /f]zg >]i7+ ;xhstf{of e"ldsf lgjf{x ;'efif/fd k|hfklt -;+=/f= cd]l/sf_, Ph]G8f SjMl5gf tofu' vM . Hofem\jno\ l;lSsdof sNkgf ofgfbLu' vM . ;'lrqaxfb'/ >]i7 -;+=/f= cd]l/sf_ != jN8{ g]jfM cu{gfOh]zg k|wfg, ci6«]lnofof lgnd k|wfgfª\u, ljZj g]jfM tby{ ;ldltof RjgfbLu' b' . u7gof lg+lt+ s'tM a]nfotof s[i0F rv'+, ;+=/f cd]l/sfof ;efkltO ;+o'St /fHo cd]l/sfo\ y'u' jN8{ g]jfM ch{gfOh]zg @= pNn]Hof Gjr', lnRjM j ;'´fj ;'lrqaxfb'/ >]i7, cflbTodfg >]i7, RjgfbLDx bof zfSooft NoMu' vM;f lg:jgf k'rM -tby{ sldl6_ u7g cn] k|ltlqmof ;'efÈ/fd k|hfklt, ljgf]b ;fo\ld, pk;efkltO ;+o'St /fHo cd]l/sfo\ h'Ow'sf+ jN8{ g]jfM ch{gfOh]zgof #= cu{gfOh]zg gL:jg]u' j hd{gLof /x]gf >]i7, g]b/nG8of 8f= RjgfbLDx lqe'jg t'nfw/, hfkfgo\ lglt+ bo]sf tMu' v'Dx]l;of ;dGjo cflwsf/Lstf aLu' j sfof{Gjog afnuf]kfn >]i7, g]kfMof ;'lgtf RjgfbLDx ;'j0F{ jh|frfo{ j a]nfoto\ k'rM lg:s[o h"u' b' . pu' v'Dx]l;of ofo]u'af/] ;xnx /fhe08f/L, ;+=/f= cd]l/sfof /ht RjgfbLDx 8f= afnuf]kfn Z/]i7 NoMu' k'rno\ gfoM bof/Tg zfSo, Gjs" 8f= #= ;'efo\ Gjr' j d'“Hofof SjMl5gf /fhe08f/L, o"PO{of k|df]b >]i7 vM. cy] x] b'hno\ cflbTodfg >]i7 - afnuf]kfn >]i7ln;]+ b'hMkl+ lqe'jg j k|lta4tf nufotoflkG;+ yMyMu' larfM Kj+sfbLu' ;+=/f= cd]l/sf_, ljgf]b ;fo\ld -;+=/f= t'nfw/, /x]gf >]i7 j]i6/, 8f= /f]zg sGkm/]G;o\ g]kfM nufot cd]l/sfof vM . cd]l/sf_, w|'j >]i7 -g]b/nGb_, uf]ljGb >]i7 j ljgf]b ;fo\ld -cfn_ b'u' vM . Rofu" /fHo, Sofgf8f, a]nfot, 8f= /f]zg >]i7 ;xhstf{of >]i7 -Sofgf8f_, sNkgf k|wfg -ef/t_, Gxfkf+u' j lgSjMu' 6]ln sGkm/]G; a+unfb]z, l;Slsd, o'PO{, g]b/Nof08, e"ldsf lDxtfbLu' pu' Hofem\jno\ d]u' s[i0f rv'+ -a]nfot_, k|df]b >]i7 hMl5 g]kfnd08n 86 sd+ x/]s bz hd{gL cflb b]zo\ Rj+lk+ :jLDxlt 5'+ jfM lnkf xfg+ yHofMu' x] sGkm/]G; -o"PO{_, gf/fo0f /fhe08f/L -;+= bz ldg]6o\ j]a;fO6o\ nfOe Go"h g]jfMtø;+ Ajlt sf;]+ g]jfMto\ jt{dfg ofo]u' SjMl5gfM SjrfMu' vM . /f= cd]l/sf_, lgnd k|wfgfª\u ck8]6 ofMu' vM . ;d:of, plsof ;dfwfg j jN8{

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ef/lto /fhb"tfjf;of UjxflnO yMu' lhj+sfMl5 g]kfnefiffof lgdf{0f h"u' g]kfnefiff kl/ifbo\of nflu kfgfj+Dx lrQw/ x[bo+ bfg ofMu' ejgof lznfn]v g]kfnefiff+ dt;]+ y'u' 5]“of lznfn]vo\ x] g]kfnefiff d]u' x] efo\ 5\oMu' ;DjGwo\ jN8{ g]jfM b'Yofs] dk'mu' lj8Djgfof v“ lnkf cu{gfOh]zg+ Wofg cfsif{0f ofgfM lkg] g+ Gog]j+ cGttM g]kfnefiff ef/lto /fhb"toft kf} J5o]u' Hof kl/ifb\of lznfn]vo\ g]kfnefiff j

h'n . g]kfn ;+jt\ g+ b'Yofs"u' vM .

○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○ ○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○ 6 WNO Newsletter g]jfM Gx\on'jfMtln;] ;xnx ;'ut/Tg s+;fsf/k|lt Ro"tfM e|i6frf/ ofMu' b\jk+ laoftMDx g]jfM hfltb'g] jt{dfg Ono\ ;]K6]Dj/ @%, @)!) g]kfn jfo' ;]jf lgudof lgnlDjt bofRj+u' g]jfM VoMof d" ;d:of j 8f= s]zjdfg zfSo sfo{sf/L lgb]{zs ;'ut/Tg r'gf}ltof cem af+nfs Wjfy'Os]u' j g]kfM /fli6«of kf6L{of gfoM 8f= s+;fsf/k|lt jN8{ g]jfM cu{gfOh]zg+ g]kfMof /fHo k'g;{+/rgfo\ g]jfM s]zjdfg zfSoln;]of ;xnx jo\sM s+;fsf/k|lt k|ToIf :jfk" tofM hfltof clwsf/ ;'glZrt ofo]u' nflu Hofe\mjno\ g]kfM /fli6«o kf6L{ j y'u' sGkm/]G; snln;] jf:tljstf dfMu' knfM NJxg]t jN8{ g]jfM kf6L{kfv]+ ;+ljwfg ;efo\ g]jfMto\ l;Os]u' lg;]+ cfjZos Gofoof nflu cu{gfOh]zg+ yLyL g]jfM k|ltlglw sy+ emfof RjgfbLDx ;ef;b\ ;xnx j k|]; jStJo lkygfM Ro"tfM Gx\on'jfMtln;] Ono\Aono\ ;xnx a'4 ;fo\ldkfv]+ ;+lewfg ;efo\ Kj+sn . cu{gfOh]zg+ 5u" k|]z jStJo ofo]u' Hof h'n . :sfOk yLyL r/0fo\ g]jfMto\kfv]+ ;M NJxg]Hof h'ofRj+u' lkygfM GofofwL;lk+ uf}/Laxfb'/ sfsL{, Sjo\ Gx\oygf sy+of g]jfM k|lt larfM sfnlan h'n . Gx\on'jfMtln;] ;xnx h'O w'+s"u' b' . cf]dk|sfz ld> j s]bf/k|;fb rfln;]+ lg/fwf/f ?k+ s+;fsf/oft b\jk+ Ao"u' bnof d]lk+ GofDx]l;t Dxf] hs w/f}l6O cS6f]j/ !, @)!) j yHofMu' u}/lhDd]jf/Lk"0F{ Hof+ g]kfn TjMt]u' Gofo;+ut dh"u'lnO ;]K6]Dj/ !!, @)!) 8f= kb\d/Tg t'nfw/ jfo' ;]jf lgudof g]kfn e|d0F jÈ{ cu{gfOh]zg+ eT;gf{ ofMu' vM . g/]z tfd|sf/ dNn s]= ;'Gb/ dfgj clwsf/jfbL g]tf j @)!! of nlÔt cfHh' k"djgLu' ;'ut/Tg s+;fsf/ k"0F{?k+ lgbf]{È h"u' g]jfM b]o\ ba"of jt{dfg gfoM g]kfnefiff d+sfM vnMof gfoM kb\d/Tg Gx\oygfM dv'u' b\jk+of k|]; jStJo Gx\oy“;]+ ;DjlGwt 36gfk|lt kmofkmSj g/]z tfd|sf/ j k'nf+Dx gfoM dNn t'nfw/ln;] g]jfM cfGbf]ng, hghflt dfk{mt lj/f]w ofo]u' Hof h'n . ofsg+ :jR5 j lgZkÔ 5fgljg ofgfM s]= ;'Gb/ln;] h"u' ;xnx d'“Hofo\ g]jfM cfGbf]ng j yLyL dfgj clwsf/of s+;fsf/ 5Dxl;t hs ^ s/f]8 bf]ÈLto\t sf/jfxL ofo]dfMu' dfu /fHo j y'lsof nfuf ljifos ;xnx ;/f]sf/ ljifoo\ ;xnx h'n . h"u' vM . y'lsO g]jfM cfGbf]ng, g]jfM tsfof w/f}l6 Îjg]u' j pu' x] ;b:o cu{gfOh]zg+ ofMu' vM . /fHo 3f]if0ffof ljifoo\ lnkf+u' /fh]Gb| >]i7 hfgsf/L sfnlanof ln;] g]jfM g]jfM b]o\ u'lyof ;+/Ifs, ljqmd ;+jt\of ;Gbe{o\ /fHoof ;Ldfª\sg ;Gbe{o\ :ki6 k"j{dGqL j g]jfM Gx\on'jfM efh' /fh]Gb| larfM ;lxt Gx\ofMjg]u' ;xnx >]i7ln;] g]jfM /fHo, g]jfM /fHoof lxnf/L lSnG6goft kf} h"u' vM . ;Ldf af/] ;xnx h'n . lj=;+= @)^* Gx"b“of n;tfo\ ;+=/f= cd]l/sfof ;]q]m6/L ckm :6]6 lxnf/L lSnG6g+ g]kfnL Gx"b“ wsfM let'gf Ao"u'oft o"s] g]jfM d'gfo\ Ajlt sofM ljqmd ;+jt\, g]kfn ;+jt\ j y'lsof ;]K6]Da/ $, @)!) g]kfMln;] :jfk"af/] do\h' lSnG6goft kf;f k'rM u'ly o"s]kfv]+ Uj;fM UjMu' n08go\ h"u' lgSjMu' g]jfM d'gfo\ Wjfy'Osf kf} J5o]u' Hof h'n . jN8{ g]jfM cu{gfOh]zg tby{ ;ldltof gfoM efh' bof zfSoh' d"kfxf+ sy+ y'u' kltO ljqmd ;+jt\ g]kfMof Ajlt soflbn . jo\sn+ g]jfM d'gfo\ Ajlt sfo]u'of gfk+ cgof g]jfMtln;] e"ldO pTklt h"u' ;Djt\ dh"u', g]kfMof jN8{ g]jfM cu{gfOh]zgaf/] ;xnx ofgfbLu' vM . yMu' x] ;+jt\ g]kfn ;+jt\ b'u'lg;]+ sofM g]kfMof ax'wfld{s, ax'eflifs l:ylt Gx\oygfM g]kfnL v“UjMof ljZn]if0f g+ b'Yofs]u' Hof h"u' vM . l8=Pg k|wfgk|lt larfM xfo]sf g]kfn+lkg] ljz]iftM ef/tof xln+Go+sof g]jfMto\t 5u" bflh{lnª nfufkfv] g]jfM Pstf yf;o\ xofM 5u" ;+u7g gL:jg]u' Hof Ajn+s]t dxTjk"0f{ of]ubfg laofM yMu' gsltlg Gx\ofMu' Ono\ jo\sM db'u' hLjg kfgfbLDx bflh{lnªof efh' ;d:t g]jfMto\ x] Iflt h"u' v“ l8=Pg= k|wfg db'u' zf]so\ jN8{ g]jfM Gx\oygfM jN8{ g]jfM cu{gfOh]zgkfv]+ cu{gfOh]zgkfv]+ larfM xfo]s]u' Hof jo\sMof JolQmTj j s[ltTj n'd+s]u'

h'n . Hof h"u' vM .

○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○ ○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○ WNO Newsletter 7 o]“ dxfgu/kflnsfof cfGbf]ngo\ 8f= 8]le8 u]Ng/ln;] cGt/lqmof k|x/L bdgk|lt lj/f]w h'g !(, @)!! g]jfM ljz]if1lk+ln;] ;xnx ofo]u' em\jno\ g]jfM efo\ j ;+:s[lt ;DaGwL lj1 gfk+ cS;km8{ ljZjljBfnoo\ ;fdflhs dfgjzf:qof k|f]km];/ 8f= 8]le8 u]Ng/ln;] g]jfM hflt jf efiff ljifos ;xnx ofo]u' Hof h'n . ;xnx d'“Hof ‰ jno\ jo\sn+ olb Gx"u' g]kfno\ g]jfMto\ kf]lh;g aNnfs]u' vM;f /fhgLltO :jof+ efo\ ;+/Ô0Fkfv] g]jfMtø;+ Wofg o]“ dxfgu/kflnsfo\ :jR5 j cGofok"0F{ gLlt j k|x/L anof k|of]u aLdfMu' woflbn . jo\sn+ :jlguM b'g] af+nfs gfn]u' lg+lt+ xf]djs{of cefj ;dfj]zL /f]huf/ cj;/of nflu h"u' tTsfn lbs] dfMu'lnO aM Ao"u' vM . Rj+lk+ %) k|ltzt g]jfMto\ 5]“o\ Gx"u' h"u' woflbn . ;dfhzf:qL u]Ng/+ cflbjf;L g]jfMto\ zflGtk"0F{ k|bz{go\ g]jfM :jfoTt /fHo d+sfM ;+3È{ k':tfoft g]jfM efo\ d:og]w'+s"u' g]kfMof /fhgLlt klxrfggfk :jgfj+u' k|x/L bdg j lgb{otf ;DjGwo\ jN8{ ;ldltkfv]+ Nx\j+u' knfMk|lt P]Soj4tf woflbn . yM lnkf+u' v';L g]kfM jgfu' woflb;]+ ;+3Lotfof 5u" cfwf/ g]jfM cu{gfOh]zgkfv]+ k|]; jStJo Kj+s";]+ ;g\ @))& o\ h"u' ckf/bzL{ Ono\ g]jfM d:tøt g]jfM efo\ :og]u' klxrfg g+ h"u' woflbn . jo\sn+ Gx"u' cf+lzs k/LÔf vf/]h ofo]dfMu' dfu lkygfM Wofg s]lGb|t ofMu' b' . lg+lt+ :og]s'ly rfo]sfM Hof g]kfno\ g]jfMt j tfdfªt 5yfo\ x] cu{gfOh]zg+ ofMu' vM . ;+3È{ jStJoo\ b]o\of ;+/Ô0Fo\ k|ltj4 Gx\ofsfRj+u' k|lt n;tf Kj+sflb;]+ RjgfM 5u" tMw+u' k|b]z bo]s]km';fM ;ldltkfv]+ Gx\oAjMu' kf“ra'“b] dfuk|lt g]kfnof ;/sf/ j o]“ dxf yHofMu' x] kxn h'ofRj+;fM Gx"u' k':tfo\ ;du| Ô]q j lgu"ln+ kÔoft af+nfOu' ;+j]bgzLn h'ofM dfu k"j+s]t j gu/kflnsfof dgf]gLt sfo{sf/L larfM toflbn . s]Gb|Lo j :yflgo txno\ b'u' g+ g]jfM efo\of af+nfu' eljio b'u' k|d'v cGtu{t k|x/Lkfv]+ g]kfMof sGkm/]G;sno\ efh' u]Ng/+ yLyL e]befjk"0F{ Jojxf/ j gLlt cljnDj woflbn . cflbjf;L g]jfMtk|lt h"u' cg'lrt vf/]h ofo]u' ln;]+ o]“ dxf cy]x] pu' Ono\ sGÎ/]G;sno\ b]zo\ RjgfRj+lk+ g]jfMto\;+ Go+u' aa{/tfof 3f]/ eT;gf{ ofgfM Hjgf gu/kflnsfof dgf]gLt k|d'voft Ajlt sfMlk+;+ ;+3Lotfof af/] Go+u' Gx\o;Mof ln;M laofbLu' vM . tMlk+ ;sn]+ sfo{stf{tøt ofsg+ kmof+kmSj ofsg+ lnt ;Mt]t j Gx\o;no\ k|f]km];/ u]Ng/+ olb g]kfno\ cu{gfOh]zg tby{ ;ldltof gfoM bof TjMt]t dfu g+ ofMu' vM . :yflgo lgjf{rg ofsg+ Gx\ofs]t g+ af+nfs ;+3Lotf nfu" h";fM y'u' zfSo+ n;s'; ofgfbLu' Hof‰jno\ cy] x] /fhg}lts ?k+ u}/ jStJo dfkm{t jN8{ g]jfM cu{gfOh]zg+ Joj:yf ;kmn h"u'O ljZjf; 8f= afnuf]kfn >]i7+ ;xhstf{of nf]stfGlqs j ;dflhs ?k+ dfu ofMu' vM . Kj+sflbn . t/ jo\sn+ ;+3Lotf e"ldsf lDxtfbLu' vM . Gxfkf+u' xln+ g]jfM tMd'“Hof

xlndo\ Go+s+ gL:jgf j !$ -cui6 @&, @* @)!!_ y'u' Gxfkf+u' tMd'“Hof a]nfotof y'u' Hofe\mjMof nflu jN8{ tMu ' vnM krM' j g]jfM Hofsldto\t zlgaf/ j cfOtaf/ a]nfoto\ kf;f k'rM u'ly o"s]ln;] d+sfM sy+ g]jfM cu{gfOh]zg+ kf;f k'rM u'ly 5yf;+ d'+sfM Gx[\ k':tfof g]jfMto\t ofo]u' SjMlhu' vM . ljz]if sf/0fjz Uj;fM Ujo]u' SjMlht . y'u' tMd'Hofof“ o"s]ln;] hfgfM k|f1 ;ef, yMu' g]jfM Dx;Lsf uy] ofgf No+sf y'u' tMd'“Hof lnkf ln5\ofgfM g]=;+= nflu jN8{ g]jfM cu{gfOh]zg lg:jgf ;flxlTos uf]i7L, Dxk'hf xg] to]u' w}u' af/] Jofks ;xnx !!#@ s5nfYjM t[ltoflg;]+ k+rld k'rMof b'hM j kf;f k'rM u[\ly o[\=s]= Hofem\jM, ;f+:s{lts Hofe\mjM Aofs]u' tft'gfM tlHfs xln+ g]jfM -cS6f]a/ @( lg;]+ #!_ ts ofo]u' af]8{of gfoM efh' s[i0f rv'+oft nufot :jGx'o+sof yLyL

tMd'“Hof g]=;+= !!#! u'+nf ufM !# SjMlhu' vM . ;+of]hs sy+ Noo]u' Hof h"u' vM . Hofe\mjM Uj;fM UjMu' b' .

○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○ ○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○ 8 WNO Newsletter the dawn of the to meet their fellow countrymen, and many other email services. The With auspicious 1132nd New recent developments and events in exchanges of email, and occasional year of Nepal calendar, the their native land. An attempt is made opportunities of meeting in Nepal on first World Newar convention is being here to understand these interest and their return on vacations or in some organized in London, UK from 29th – 31st initiatives of people involved in foreign cities with name and fame, October 2011 with renowned leaders, organizing this historical meet in helped develop to get to know better activists and businessmen and women London. with fellow Newar, fellow Nepali, and of the Newar origin living across the events such as political change from world attending the convention. The Why London? three day convention is to be Before understanding the inaugurated by Nepal Bhasa Academy interest and initiatives of the people Chancellor Dr. Satya Mohan Joshi and involved in organizing the 1st world Professor Manik Lal Shrestha is Newar convention, the first question scheduled to make the keynote one may ask would by why this is being address. Professor Prem Shanti held in London? Is it because such a Tuladhar, Professor David Gellner are convention is not possible in among those addressing the of Nepal? Or the Newars convention. While Newar delegates will living abroad wouldn’t want to hold this be arriving from the US, Germany, meeting in Nepal? The answers for Belgium, Japan, Australia and many questions will be “No.” What has been other regions, a delegation of Newar the simple reason was the respecting activists including Nepal Bhasa Manka of the process of democratic decision Khala President Dr. Padma Ratna Tuladhar, businessmen and women, artists, and students from Nepal will be Suwarn Vajracharya attending the first ever world convention to be held at the University World Newah Organization of London.

The convention is being jointly organized by the World Newah Towards a World Class Organization Organization (WNO) and the Pasapucha Guthi, UK (PPGUK). It is my earnest wish making. While there was one group that the first world Newar convention absolute Hindu monarchy to secular proposing the first world Newar be a grand success laying a stronger federal democracy at the call of the convention’s venue to be in Nepal and foundation for building understanding people and drafting of a new other proposing for London. It was a and unity among the Newars at home constitution guaranteeing the decision of both respecting democratic and across the world. Newar safeguarding of the identity of each norms and extending cooperation community is a part and partial of the community, language and culture unlike among the two said parties after Nepali society, where ever they live. in the past where Khasa people had numerous consultations and Their ancestors are the founding fathers dominated other communities in their negotiations. Despite there were of Nepal Mandala, the former Newar own nativeland. I recall a decade long differences, the final decision was collective kingdom and principal part of chat, discussion and official proposal unanimous to hold the first Newar today’s Nepal. The first world Newar helped elect an ad hoc committee to convention in London. convention is being organized this time form a world Newar organization for along with Nepal’s important Desire to meet fellow Newars and the purpose in August 2010. The ad hoc celebration of the 1132nd New Year, events in Nepal committee was elected for two including the mass observation of the purposes – to hold a world Newar Mhapuja in London. What led both It was initially a simple desire - convention, and through which we WNO and PPGUK to organize the first to meet a fellow Newar like meeting form a world organization for Newar. ever Newar convention in London? It any fellow Nepali - developed thanks to The organization was named the World was a decade long desire for Newars the internet and its email services Newah Organization (WNO) in English

living outside of their nativeland Nepal provided by Hotmail, Ymail, Gmail and leaving many important decisions

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Dabu is an annual journal of NPPA selected the ingenious word such as celebrating traditional Mah Nepa Pasa Pucha Americaye “Dabu” to name its journal as a media Pooja, fostering Ihi program, (NPPA) since 1992. Literally, to relay its activities and Newah developing audio and visual of Newah “dabu” is another way of community news from the USA, songs, strengthening relationship with addressing “stage” in Newah Nepal, and abroad and to share different social organizations, and language, where Newah people Newah people’s purposeful thinking in disseminating values and concerns of gather together to share ideas and promotion of Newah culture and Newah cultural heritage through Dabu. opinions, to perform cultural and heritage. It is indeed the first journal The journal is published during the ritual programs, to make published in the USA. NPPA’s Bhintuna celebration day. community decisions, and to Promotion NPPA distributes the journal to its make friendly tittle-tattle. of Newah members and associates every year cultural and for free of cost. The journal invites all heritage is one kinds of write up that relate to Newah of the NPPA’s culture, heritage, language, value, and main norm. Writers are free to express their missions feelings, opinions, perceptions, and since its birth conceptions. There are no fees to in publish article, however there are Washington some charges to publish ads such as D.C. in advertisements, greetings, and 1991. condolences. Since then NPPA values your purposeful NPPA has thinking and disciplined inquiry in been Newah culture and heritage. NPPA leading requests you to share your expertise cultural through Dabu, because it believes that activities your active participation and support in publishing your knowledge and experience can bring universal awareness in preservation and promotion of Newah culture and heritage in coming years. You are invited to visit for your contact, further information, and previous Dabu editions. Wish you a very Happy and Prosperous Nepal

Sambat 1132. Nhu Danya Bhintuna!

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Nepa Khala New York Newa Guthi Nepal Study Center California, USA New York, USA Japan

Pasa Pucha Newa Pucha Canadian Newa Guthi Belgium Korea Canada

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Dance Mandal Newa Jagaran Manch Nritya Mandal Oregan, USA Spain Mahavihar Oregan, USA Sikkim Newa Guthi Sikkim, India