Devithans provide a fertile ground to testify for the rich cultural and biological diversity of the Himalayan region. The embedded belief system in societies lays the foundation of sacred sites which often evokes awe and reverence among the local people.
When Darjeeling mountaineering great Nawang Gombu climbed Mt. Everest twice in 1965, becoming the first man in the world to do so, and he acquired the status of a Legend. It took a lifetime of training, grit, determination, courage and sheer love for the mountains to achieve the level of fitness and expertise to be able to climb Mt. Everest. Now a days, very few make a pilgrimage to Everest. Anyone with money, who have the ability to hire experts guides are scaling Mt. Everest. It’s not more the love of the mountain that attracts the people to Everest, but the lure of fame and bragging rights that most seek.
An expedition of the Indian Army has shared pictures of the elusive and mysterious ‘Yeti’ footprints in the Himalayas. The Additional Directorate General of Public Information (ADGPI) of the Army posted pictures of the ‘footprints’ taken close to the Makalu Base Camp on April 9. The footprints are of 32×15 inches.
Writes: Pribat Rai This article does not depict any literature review neither it has any scientific data analysis. It has but only the raw observation…