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Beautiful Nepal

Beautiful Nepal

"Local legends have that a Hindu sage named 'Ne' established himself in the valley of Kathmandu in prehistoric times and that the word 'Nepal' came into existence as the place was protected ('pala' in Pali) by the sage 'Nemi'. It is mentioned in Vedic texts that this...

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Butter Lamps in Nepal

Butter Lamps in Nepal

Butter Lamps (or Butter Candles) are something you may see regularly at many temples and homes in Nepal. "The light from the flame of a butter candle symbolizes the wisdom of the awakened mind, dispelling the darkness of delusion and mental obscuration." (Boss Nepal)...

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Keep it Cool on International Yoga Day

Keep it Cool on International Yoga Day

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...

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Father’s Day Gifts for 2017

Father’s Day Gifts for 2017

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...

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Learn what it takes to make handmade Lokta Paper

Learn what it takes to make handmade Lokta Paper

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...

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Handmade in the Himalayas: Natural Printer Paper

Handmade in the Himalayas: Natural Printer Paper

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...

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Inspirational Buddha Quotes for Meditation

Inspirational Buddha Quotes for Meditation

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...

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Indigo Colored Lokta Paper for Crafts & Printing

Indigo Colored Lokta Paper for Crafts & Printing

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...

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Handmade Lokta Printer Paper – Vegetable-Dyed Saffron

Handmade Lokta Printer Paper – Vegetable-Dyed Saffron

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...

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4 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

4 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

There's 364 other days to interact with technology. Take a little time off today, reduce your electricity usage. Meditate or even... 1. Go Outside It's a shocker, but it's easier to spend all day inside. Go for a walk, or a hike, or simply stand in some sunshine and...

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Be Unique, with Handmade Laser and Inkjet Printer Paper

Be Unique, with Handmade Laser and Inkjet Printer Paper

Ancient Paper Tradition Brought to You in a New Way 1,000-Year-Old Tradition at Your Printer's Fingertips. There's no paper quite like handmade lokta paper. It follows an ancient paper-making tradition in Nepal, and we are proud to introduce our handmade Lokta Natural...

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