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Thursday, 28 September 2017

Suman Sanga 28 September - Sharada Bhakta Rajbhandari

Posted by Dhruba Shrestha September 29, 2017 :
Here in this episode of Suman Sanga we can see the talk with 77 Years Young: Sharda Bhakta Rajbhandari. Age never defines ambition and it rings true for Sharada Bhakta Rajbhandari, dearly known as “Raj dai” by everyone around him. He is 77 but no one would believe his age. A tall man with a beaming face, he was the bright sun to the cloudy day as we met him at Buddha Air’s hangar at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Raj dai is a Base Maintenance Manager at Buddha Air and has been working for 52 years in the aviation sector. For him, age is just a number. “I’m still young,” says Raj dai. “Each decade that I’ve worked for seems like a year so I feel like I’ve only worked for 6 years!”

Traveling gives us the opportunity to disconnect from our regular life. You get to forget your problems/issues for a few weeks, it can also help you figure things out that you would not have understood without the distance traveling can give you. We all have crazy schedules, work and a family to take care of, going away alone or with some friends can give you distance and perhaps even make you realize how important these people are for you. Like the saying says: we never know what we have until we lose it.

Another great benefit is the relaxation you get to do. It’s nice to live life to its fullest and enjoy a stress free time with yourself. Going on vacation lets us recharge our “batteries” by disconnecting us from our regular life. When we come back we feel invigorated and we are happy to be back in our day to day routine. It’s a very good stress remover that has a lot more to give than most people are willing to accept.

Traveling increases our knowledge and widens our perspective. To view new customs, different ways of living is fantastic for the mind. It gives us a new perspective about life and especially our life, it can help us change some of our habits or even create new ones. When I travel I usually make it a point to try new food, some cultures don’t have fries in their diet and they are all skinny, others use spices to give taste and not oils or fats. Discovering different values and ways to get by in life is really interesting. You also need to visit exotic new places and discover what this wonderful world has to offer.