Volume 2022 Number 102
  • E-ISSN: 27887138


Many buildings survived, most with deep scars, while thousands collapsed into rubble. But rays of hope sustained many hearts as the people’s heritage was rebuilt. This narrative of Kathmandu Valley, almost seven years after the devastating earthquake of 2015, bears witness to an exceptional and thorough resurrection. Despite enduring great hardship following the earthquake, people have continued to celebrate their daily rituals and annual processions along the historic lanes, which were made narrow with shoring – arrays of inclined wooden or iron posts, some of which remain still – buttressing the walls behind.

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