Saturday, March 26, 2011

National Heroes

Janak was the king of Mithila. He believed on spirituality. He is known as an ideal king because he did not discriminate the people in his state. He recognized the intellectuals and sages in his Palace. Sita was daughter of  Janak. She was an ideal lady.She practised selflessness, dutifulness and love in the society.She was married to Shree Ram, the son of Dasarath of Ayodhya.

Avay Malla
During the rule of the king Avay Malla in 1243 A.D, the famous artist Araniko left for Tibet along with 80 other fellow artists. At that time he was 27 yrs old.The china Emperor Kublai khan had invited the Nepalese artist in china. Araniko and his friends built white pagoda and other chaityas in the capital city of China.

Anshuverma was the famous king of Lichchhavi period. He kept good relation with India and China. He got his daughter Bhrikuti to marry with the Chinese Emperor Shron-chong-Gampo. Ansuverma also had closed and friendly relation with the then Indian Emperor Harsha Bardhana. He built the Kailashkut Bhavan. It was a famous  palace of the period. He wrote a book 'Shabda Vidhya' too.

Ram Shah
Ram Shah was a famous king of Gorkha. He introduced the measurement system like mana, pathi, dharni etc. He is famous for social reform. A popular saying 'nyaya napaye Gorkha janu' (go to Gorkha if you don't find justice anywhere) was famous during his regime.

Amar Singh Thapa
Amar Singh Thapa was the great fighter of Nepal Army during the period of unification of Nepal. He extended the boundary of Nepal upto Kangada. During the Anglo-Nepal war(1841 A.D). He defeated the British troops.

Balabhadra Kunwar
Balabhadra Kunwar was a brave warior of Nepalese Army.In the war at Nalapani (in western Nepal),he fought bravely against British troops.He did not surrender in front of the British troop even after the lack of food and water in the fort. The British were impressed with the bravery of Balabhadra.

Bhimsen Thapa
Bhimsen Thapa was the Prime Minister and Chief of Army during the kingship of Rana Bahadur Shah and Girvanayuddha Vikram Shah. He reformed in social, economic as well as in the army sectors. He challenged the British because he want to keep Nepal free from British interference.

Gautam Buddha
Gautam Buddha was born in Kapilvastu, Nepal in 567 B.C. His father Shuddhodan was the king of Kapilvastu. He taught peace,truth and non violence all over the world. He is also called 'Light of Asia'.

Bhanubhakta Acharya
Bhanubhakta Acharya is a pioneer poet of Nepali literature. He translated Ramayana from sanskrit into Nepali. He, through his literature, united Nepalese people linguistically.

Motr Ram Bhatta
Moti Ram Bhatta is also a poet of Nepalese literature. In his brief life period, he introduced Bhanubhakta and his literature.He died at the age of 30.

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa
Pasang Lhamu Sherpa was the first Nepalese woman to scale the height of Mt.Everest. She introduced courage and bravery on behalf of Nepalese woman in the world.

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