Satya Mohan Joshi on Love and Marriage among Newars


This week on 13th May, Satya Mohan Joshi celebrated his 100th Birthday in his hometown Patan. He is well-known for his work on Nepali culture, history and literature. As a tribute to this legendary man, I am posting one of the interviews from my thesis research which I had done with him in 2010 along … Continue reading Satya Mohan Joshi on Love and Marriage among Newars

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StandStrong Poster in NIMH Conference


Last month on 9th April, Anu and I presented a poster about our ongoing research project in Chitwan at 10th Anniversary Conference: Global Mental Health Research Without Borders hosted by The NIMH Center for Global Mental Health Research and Grand Challenges Canada.  Conference site: https://www.nimhgmhconference.com/ FINAL-Agenda-2019-Global-Mental-Health-Conference    

Fathali on Psychology of Dictatorship & Democracy


Since 1950s, Nepal have gone through various revolutions and political changes at different points of time that had looked very promising, people hoped for positive changes in everyday lives of Nepali and betterment at all levels. Most recently, Nepal promulgated the new constitution after abolishing the monarchy over 8 years ago. It was welcomed as a historical milestone, … Continue reading Fathali on Psychology of Dictatorship & Democracy

Love and a Question


What is Love? Barbara L. Fredrickson redefines love in her latest book Love 2.0: How Our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel, Think, Do, and Become. She emphasizes on the energizing micro-moments of love that we feel when we truly connect with others and share a common source of positivity which nourish and can have the crucial effect upon our psychological well-being. … Continue reading Love and a Question

Nepali Psychological Research in ISSBD 2012


The Need for Relatedness in Nepali Teachers: Investigation of a Western Theory in a South Asian Context Sujen Man Maharjan1, Robert M. Klassen2, and Shishir Subba1 Tribhuvan University1, University of Alberta2 Abstract The purpose of our study was to test a culturally western theory in a South Asian, specifically Nepali, context. The collectivist character of … Continue reading Nepali Psychological Research in ISSBD 2012