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Gyalpo Losar: How Sherpa People Celebrate the Tibetan New Year

Everyone at Musa Masala wishes you all a Happy Losar, the Tibetan New Year. This year, the year of the dog, starts on February 16th. Ang Diku Sherpa has written a great quick overview of Gyalpo Losar, the Sherpa celebration of the New Year. We are also celebrating the upcoming art show and sale at

Remembering Wongchu Sherpa: My Father’s Dream

Every father has their own dream for their children, but my father’s dreams were especially unique. My father, the late Mr. Wongchhu Sherpa, was born in a remote area of the Everest region, Tapting-1, Chyangba Village. He breathed his last breath at age 48 in December, 2015. He was not only my father, but with

In the Footsteps of the Dhami: My Travels with Nepal Medical Project

This summer I traveled with Stanford University’s Nepal Medical Project to lead a weeklong clinic and healthcare focused classes in Khamding, Nepal. It was the best experience of my life and taught me a lot about family, language, friendship and community. I arrived into the Kathmandu airport the evening of June 16th. My plane stopped on