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Monday, November 06, 2006

Janabahaa courtyard drawing

This 1:200 drawing of the Janabahaa courtyard with measurements of the main shrine, chaityas and other objects of religious and archeological importance was developed by Graphic Survey & Design Consult in December 2005.

Meeting on October 7

Jai Rajbhandari and Prabodh Kansakar in a reflective mood during one of the early meetings at the Janabahaa Heritage Information Center. Anil Chitrakar is all ears to what Tirtha Dhar Tuladhar has to say, while Rashmi Kansakar (far left), Tulsi Tuladhar and a young photographer volunteer (far right) look on. Photos by Alok Tuladhar.

Highlighting ancient inscriptions

Rashmi Kansakar powders washed-out writings on various artifacts in and around Janabahaa to make them more visible so that experts can decipher the text more easily. Photo by Alok Tuladhar.

Sakimila Punih at Janabahaa

Sakimila Punih was celebrated with a flurry of activities at Janabahaa today. Some members of the Jyapu community enjoyed a hearty feast during the daytime after completion of religious ceremonies. In the evening the Halmandi festivities were observed with gusto by local gurujus. Photos by Alok Tuladhar.