BN° 024

Thank you, so much!

My naughty daughter asked- ‘Dad, which day is today? Which Nepali date is today? Do you think today is some thing special?’ she was considering me as a careless guy- “lethargic dad, even don’t know own birthday!”

What goes in mind of a person at their Birth Day?

Observing growing “birth day” culture, this question disturbs me time to time.


Some 48 years ago on May 30th while I came to this earth, what my parents had dreamt about me? This question I never got chance to ask with my mum, because I left her at the age of 5 and stayed with her mother, my maternal granny. Nor I dared to ask my dad, because we hardly communicate each other. I was hesitant to talk with my dad and dad too, shy to exchange dialogue with me. It was typical social behaviour of villagers of those times in Nepal. I still remember my maternal grandma, who nourished me to grow, had chuckled as saying- “I would perhaps die before witnessing lovely conversation between these two- the father & the son!”


Granny’s doubt turned to true unfortunately! Shockingly, 18 years back I lost my mum, despite sharing sufficiently our feelings and just 14 months back dad passed away abruptly- unexpectedly! Unfortunately, at both moments, I was away while they were breathing last time! Read More…

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