Kathmandu class 9 chapter 10 English Beehive summary
Kathmandu class 9 summary
Two famous temples in Kathmandu the lesson ‘kathmandu’ is a description of the two famous temples of that city. one is the pashupatinath temple. the other is the baudhnath stupa. the Buddhist shrine of Kathmandu.
Pashupatinath temple at pashupatinath temple, a sign proclaims Entrance for the Hindus only’ there is much crowd and utter confusion. all sorts of animals roam around through the grounds. there are so many people. they are pushing each other to somehow make their way to the lord. A group of Westerners claims itself to be Hindus. it struggles for permission to come in but the policeman at the gate is not convinced. monkeys can be seen fighting.
Belief about it and the river the holy Bagmati flows by the side of the temple it has washer women at its banks. there is a small shrine also on the river bank. it seems that half of the shrine is in the river. the other half out of it. the people believe that the whole of the shrine will come out of the river. one day then the evil period of Kaliyug will come to an end.
Budhnath stupa at Baudhnath stupa there is a sense of stillness . there is a road running round the temple. small shops of Tibetan immigrants stand on its outer edge. there are no crowd here.
what the author says about Kathmandu bazaar kathmandu is a crowded place. there are deities in the busiest streets .there streets are crowded with fruit sellers. flute sellers. hawkers of post-card etc. the shops sell’ western cosmetic film rolls and chocolate. film songs can be heard. car horns play. Cycle bells ring stray cows low at people in the market place, the author indulges himself mindlessly. then he plants to go back home. he enters a Nepal Airlines office and buys a ticket for Delhi. he comes back to his hotel.
about the flute seller in a comer of the square near the hotel a flute seller catches his attention. his carefree style please him. he doesn’t sell his flutes like others. they cry to sell his flutes like others. they cry to sell their wares. In fact flute music always attracts him. it reminds him of the commonality of all mankind.
Different flutes and flute music there is no culture that does not have its flute. the deep bansuri is of Hindustani classical music. the flutes of south American are clear and breathy. the Chinese ones are high pitched. the music of the flutes is universal. its motive force is the breath it unites all in one single thread of universality.