A ROUGH CUT ON THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHUMAN MAGAR
A picaresque account of an ordinary man -made extraordinary by his appetite for life and love. At the age of 58 Lachuman Magarhas not just seen it all but done most of it too. A some-what fearless war veteran with a strong weakness when it comes to members of the opposite sex. Today Lachuman's story has come full circle and he wonders what his next step will be.
ON THE ROAD WITH THE RED GOD: MACHHENDRANATH
Every 12 years, impassioned devotees pull a 65-feet tall unwieldy chariot in the Kathmandu Valley, its rider an enigmatic god worshipped by Hindu and Buddhist, on a months-long journey proceeded by abundant ritual and animal sacrifice. The enterprise calls for extreme cooperation and rigorous observance of ritual in the building, sanctification and pulling of the rath. But the jatra is an arena of gritty reality, where conflict or solidarity can prevail.
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