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Breath is the Bridge

Breath is the Bridge

“Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh It's easy to feel scattered and stressed. In a...

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Send a Special Note with Handmade Lokta Stationery

Send a Special Note with Handmade Lokta Stationery

Add a special touch to that note of appreciation with our new Lokta Paper Stationery Set. Handmade with Lokta Paper from Nepal, each sheet is unique with a texture that comes only from hand-made paper. Lokta paper comes from cuttings from lokta bushes which grow high...

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7 Ideas for Staying Centered, Sane, and Safe

7 Ideas for Staying Centered, Sane, and Safe

We send our best wishes for your health and safety. While much of the world is staying home to stay safe, we'd like to share some simple ideas to make it through the challenges sane, centered, and safe. This could be the perfect time to start something new, a new...

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New Lokta Card Stock Paper

New Lokta Card Stock Paper

We're pleased to introduce new 8.5x11 inch Lokta Card stock paper. Lokta card stock is made like our standard lokta paper but is approximately twice as thick, making it a great paper for crafts, scrapbooking, or special printing or calligraphy projects. Lokta Paper -...

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Give Your Gift a Special Touch with Handmade Wrapping Paper

Give Your Gift a Special Touch with Handmade Wrapping Paper

Handmade Wrapping Paper from Tree-Free Lokta Paper Give your gift that special touch. Literally. Lokta paper has a unique feel. Unlike the shiny and highly-processed wrapping paper common today, lokta paper's feel is vintage and almost like fabric. Reusable Paper for...

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Swayambhu

Swayambhu

It is said that the Kathmandu Valley was once a giant lake. When the waters receded, a lotus emerged which became the hill where the Swayambhu Stupa now sits. Below is a nice video via "JOEJOURNEYS" which shows many of the features of the hill. When the devastating...

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Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper from Nepal

Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper from Nepal

There's nothing quite like unwrapping a gift, whether it's for a wedding, holiday, birthday, or other special occasion. The problems with modern wrapping paper Yes, some wrapping paper is reusable, and technically, most wrapping paper can be reused if the gift is...

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Give Some Special Love to your Gifts

Give Some Special Love to your Gifts

Wrapping paper has never been this much fun Handmade in the Himalayas of Nepal, lokta wrapping paper gives a gift something special, making the gift and the effort the care for the wrapping something to remember and cherish, just like the thought and effort gone into...

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Major Flooding in Nepal

Major Flooding in Nepal

The monsoon season has brought continuing and heavy rain to Nepal and causing major flooding in many areas of the country.

Well respected photographer Narendra Shrestha tweeted these images showing the deep flooding, but also the resolve and determination of the Nepali people to help one another.

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