Quarantine: From Freedom to Captivity…to Freedom

By Fr. Ayar Kujur S.J. It was time for me to leave Tipling for Pokhara. When my community in Tipling knew that I had to be in quarantine on arriving in Pokhara, they teased me saying that my transfer was a “moving from freedom to captivity.” Frankly, I was not looking forward to experiencing what …

Ruby Valley and the Virus

By Fr. Ayar Kujur, S.J. Towards the end of March news flashed across our TV screen here in Tipling that a mysterious and deadly virus had originated across the border, the Tibet-China border, and our Tipling border!! That definitely grabbed our attention. The virus was so contagious, deadly and new that the Chinese had quarantined …