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International Yoga Day The United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared June 21 as International Yoga Day to be celebrated each year on the longest day of the year (for those in the northern hemisphere). Keep it Cool today, and do some Yoga today. Capture the Inspiration Sometimes while meditating or during yoga, inspiration comes to you. It might be a long-sought-after solution for a challenge at work, or it might be an...

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This Father’s Day,¬†Give Something Personal Our journals are Handmade in the Himalayas of Nepal, but what makes them even more unique is that the paper is handmade. Take a moment to pen a personal message in your gift of a truly unique leather bound journal. Handmade Paper Makes a Statement Our paper comes from a non-tree, renewable source: the Lokta bush. The fibrous inner bark is cooked into a pulp and then spread by hand on...

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What does it take to Make the World’s Most Special Handmade Paper? 1. Tradition Lokta paper follows a 1,000-year-old tradition in paper making. 2. Sustainability Lokta bushes when cut, grow back quickly to their original height, making it a very sustainable source for non-tree paper-making. 3. Skill & Artisanship Lokta paper is made by hand when the fibrous bark of the lokta bush is cooked into a mash and then spread by hand...

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Add a Deeper Meaning to your Work with Handmade Lokta Printer Paper All too often, we treat too lightly the things around us. It’s a disconnect between us and the earth around. Reconnect with Nature In a society that increase ever day in mass-produced goods, it’s refreshing to step back and appreciate something made by hand following a tradition of more than 1,000 years, preserving pride and artisanship. But tradition...

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Buddhism in Nepal There are many wonderful buddhist sites in Nepal, and many were damaged by the earthquake in 2015. Rebuilding efforts continue. Thank you for supporting our handmade products helping the economic regrowth of Nepal. We’d like to share a video compilation of sites throughout Nepal with quotes of wisdom from the Buddha. What does “Buddha” Mean? Once asked a question, it is said Buddha responded: A...

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Lokta Printer and Craft Paper with Indigo Natural Indigo is a dye used for centuries to create a variety of beautiful blues. Now, it’s a part of our Handmade Lokta Printer Paper, adding its distinctive color to our handmade lokta paper. Handmade Lokta Paper made for Inkjet and Laser Printers The paper measures 8.5 x 11 inches designed for both inkjet and laser printers. The paper can also be used in crafts such as scrapbooking...

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An Ancient Tradition in a Modern World Lokta paper is made by hand in the Himalayas of Nepal, and has been a tree-free source for paper in the region for over a thousand years. Now as an alternative to regular printer paper that is treated with bleach and other chemicals, Lokta Printer and Craft paper is the perfect solution for the eco-conscious and those wanting to bring an adventure to their printing projects. Vegetable-dyed with...

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