Dr. Dilli Raj Sharma

Curriculum Vitae

Dr Dilli Raj Sharma

 

Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies

TribhuvanUniversity, Kirtipur

P.O. Box 3757

Kathmandu, Nepal

Website: www.cnastu.org.np

Tel.: 977-1- 4331740 (W); 00977-1-4483621 (H)

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Education:

Date

Degree

Working Institution

1982

 

 

2007

M. A. in Nepalese History, Culture and Archaeology(Tribhuvan University, Nepal).

PhD (University of Delhi, India)

Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, TribhuvanUniversity, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal.

                       

Experience:

Date

Status

2008 to present

Professor of Nepalese Culture and Archaeology at Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, TribhuvaUniversity, Kathmandu.

1998 to 2008

Associate Professor at Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, TribhuvanUniversity, Kathmandu.

1993-1998

Lecturer at Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, TribhuvanUniversity.

1993 (for three weeks)

Assistant Researcher of Art and Architectural Study of Western Nepal, sponsored by CNRS, Paris, France.

1993

Part time Consultant on National Heritage Conservation Program, IUCN/Nepal.

1986-1993

Assistant Lecturer at Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, TribhuvanUniversity.

1992

Part time Consultant on National Heritage Conservation Program, IUCN/Nepal.

1987-1992

Part time Lecturer at Patan Multiple Campus, TribhuvanUniversity.

1990-1991

Assistant Researcher in the Arun 3rd Environmental Impact Study, sponsored by World Bank/KMTNC

1990-1991

Part time Lecturer at Central Department of Nepalese History, Culture and Archaeology, TribhuvanUniversity.

1989-1990

Assistant Researcher in the Remote Area Development Project, sponsored by UNDP.

1982-1986

Assistant Lecturer at Tribhuvan Multiple Campus Palpa, TribhuvanUniversity.

 Publication

Books:

                                   

2004

Gandakiprasravan Kshetraka Sanskritsmpada, Kala ra      Vastukala (Cultural Heritage of Gandaki region: Art and Architecture) Kathmandu: Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies.

2001

Paschim Nepal Ko Murti tatha Vastukala (Art and Architecture of Western Nepal) Kathmandu: RoyalNepalAcademy.

1998

Nepal Ko Killa Vastukala (FortArchitecture of Nepal), Kathmandu: Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies.

1996

Nepal Bahira Nepali Sahitya ra Samskriti (Nepalese Language and Culture Outside Nepalese territory), Kathamndu: Sajha Publication.

1989

Prarambhik Puratatto Vigyan (Elementary Archaeology) Kathmandu: Dilli Raj, Pradip Nath.

 Articles: 

Sharma, Dilli Raj 

2007

"Religious and Cultural Values of Himalayan Wetlands" in Bishnu Bhandari and Gea Jea Joo (eds) Himalayn Wetlands, Risk, Challenges and Opportunities,Korea: Ramsar Wetlands Centre.

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2007

“Khasa: an indigenous Chhetri group of Karnali region” Chhetri Udgar Souvenir-1, Central Committee, Kathmandu.

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2007 

“Inclusion Through the Participation: Role of different castes and cultural groups in the festival of Machhendranath” Jamara Souvenir-12, Integrative Users Association, Tinkune (2064)     

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2006

 

 

"Buddha's life history depicted in the sculptural art of Kakrebihar" Contributions to Nepalese Studies vol.33 no.1

                                                                             

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2005

“Gosaikunda: A high altitude wetland and its cultural values” Asian Wetlands Symposium 2005 Innovative Approaches to Sustainable Livelihood Bhubaneswora: Chilika Development Authority.

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2003

“Mahasangika: A Mediator step of new and old thought of Buddhism” Jamara, Souvenir-8, Integrative Users Association, Tinkune (2060)

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2001

"Cultural Heritage of Nepal"The Kathmandu Post 14 March 2001.

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2000

"A note on some typical architectural design of Western Nepal"Contributions to Nepalese Studiesvol.27 no.2

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2000

“Bhand, a minority caste group of Western Nepal” Nepal Traveller, June

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2000

"Simraungarh sthit Shakti Devi ka Murtiharu"(Shakti images from Simraungarh) Voice of Culture vol iii Sept/Oct.

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1999

"Gosaikund: ek Samskrita  Adhyayan"( Cultural study of Gosaikund) Contributions to Nepalese Studies vol. 26 no.2

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1999

"Socio-economic Status of Bhand"(Nepali) in Dilli Ram Dahal (ed) Nepalka Kehi Pichhadiyaka Jatiharuko Samajik Arthick AdhyayanKathmandu: Centre for Nepal  and Asian Studies, TribhuvanUniversity.

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1999

“Remote Bajhang, Its Unique Culture” Nepal Traveller October.

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1997

“Shaiva Dharmako Utpatti ra Bikash” (Origin and Development of Shaivism) Vaidic Udbodhan vol.6 no.10

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1997

“Samskriti Sampada ra Yesko Samrakshan” (Cultural Heritage and Conservation” Jamara, Dashai Souvenier, Tinkune Kathmandu.

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1997

"Vir Khamba of Western Nepal" Contributions to Nepalese Studies, Vol. 24, No. 1

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1996

"A note on the Historical and Cultural Significance of Vajrayogini of Sankhu"Contributions to Nepalese Studies, Vol. 23, No. 1.

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1996

“Swojatiya Gaurab ka Pratik Master Mitrasen” (Mastr Mitrasen as the pride of Nepali Community) Madhupark vol.29 no.8 (Paukha).

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1996

"Nepal ka Takshar haru" (Mints in Nepal) Koseli(Kantipur), Mansir 16, 2052 V.S.

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1995

"Some Important Festivals of Nepal and their Cultural and Touristic Importance" Everest Nepal Vol. 4, No. 2, Nov-Dec, In-flight Magazine.

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1995

"Nepal ma Sivalinga Pooja ra Praster ka Linga Murtiharu" (The Tradition of Worship of the Shivalinga and Some stone-made Shivalinga in Nepal) Madhuparka Vol. 27, No. 9 (Jan-Feb.)

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1994

“Ihi: A Pre-maturity sacrament of Newar Girl” Everest Nepal vol.2 no.4(July-August).

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1994

"Three Documents regarding the Economic Condition of Udayapur Pyuthan" Rolamba Vol. 14, No. 1,  (Jan-March) Journal of the Joshi Research Centre.

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1992

"Nepal Bhutan Dharmik ra Samskritik Sambadha Badhauna Swayambhu Chaitya ra Gumba ko Bhumika"(Role of the Gomba and Chaitya of Swoyambhu for strengthening the religious and Cultural ties between Nepal and Bhutan) Contributions to Nepalese Studies Vol. 17, No. 2.

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1992

“Bhakshuko Yatra Masterko Ghar Samma” (A journey to Bhakshu destination to the house of Master) Garima, A Journal of Sajha Publication.  

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1992

"Samskriti ko Samrakshen Kasari garne"(How to preserve our Cultural Heritage) Gorkhapatra, Saturday Supplementary, March 29, 1992.

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1989

"Aitihasik Gaurab ko thalo Nalapani"(Historical Pride of Nalapani) Gorkhapatra, Saturday Supplementary, April 22, 1989.

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1989

"Archaeological Remains of DangValley" Ancient NepalNo. 106 (June-July) Journal of the Dept. of Archaeology.

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1988

"Prasiddha Tirthasthal Devaghat"(Devaghat: A Sacred Place) Garima Vol. 6, No. 7 Journal of the Sajha Publication.

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1987

"Rishikeswora of Ridi", Rolamba Vol. 7, No. 4 (Oct-Dec.) Journal of the Joshi Research Institute.

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1987

"Nepal ma Navapasan Yuga ko Khoji ko Sandarba ma Palpa ma Prapta Navapasankalin Aujar" (Neolithic Tools from Palpa District) Nepalese CultureVol. 6.

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1987

"Sristi ko Pratik Linga Pooja"(Linga Worship as a Symbol of Creation) Ancient Nepal No. 89-90 (Feb.-May), Journal of Dept. of Archaeology.

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1986

"Dang ka Siddha Ratnanath"(Ratnanath of DangValley) Nepali SamskritiVol. 2, No. 3 Journal of Samskirit Samsthan.

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1984

"Nepal ma Surya Pooja ko Parampara"(The Tradition of Sun worship in Nepal) Nepalese Culture Vol. 4, No. 4

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1983

"Nepali Kala ma Nepali Shaili"(Nepalese Style in Nepali Artforms) Tribhuvan Multiple Campus Journal Vol. 5, No.5

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1982

"Dang ma Prapta Navapasan Kalin Aujar"(Neolithic Tools from DangValley) Gorkhapatra,Saturday Supplementary, Sept. 3, 1982.

       

 

 

 Project Reports:

 

 

 

 

Sharma, Dilli Raj

 

 

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2007

 

 

2005

 

Community Based Conservation System in the Kathmandu valleysubmitted to UNESCO Office, Jawalkhel, Lalitpur, Kathmandu.

Sacred Landscape of the Himalayas: A Pilgrimage from Triveni to Muktinath of the Gandaki Region in Nepal submitted to Nepal National Commission for UNESCO, Ministry of Education and Sports Kaisar Mahal, Kathmandu.

 

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2004

Identification and Analysis of Community Based Care Centre Facilities and/or Practices for children in need for Special Protection in Nepal, submitted to UNICEF, Nepal.

 

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2003

Developing Web Content Premised Around Nepalese Culture, submitted to National Information Technology Centre, Simha Darbar, Kathmandu, Nepal. 

 

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2002

Ancient town Sankhu: A study on History, Culture, Art and Architecture, submitted to UNESCO, Division, Nepal.

 

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1993

Cultural and Historical Survey of Budhanilkantha (Nepali) Submitted to CNAS, T.U.

 

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1990

Monuments of Kathmandu Valley and their Contributions in the relationship with neighboring countries of Nepal (Nepali) submitted to CNAS, T.U.

 

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Short Term Project Report:

1989

Impact of Nepalese Culture and Language in the neighboring countries of Nepal (Nepali) submitted to CNAS, T.U.

 

 

 

 

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1996

 

Submitted the report on Cultural Importance of Wetlands of Nepal to IUCN/The World Conservation Union, Nepal.

 

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1993

Submitted the Introductory Reports of the Cultural Heritage sites of Nepal to IUCN/The World Conservation Union, Nepal.

 

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1992

Submitted various entries on the subjects around Culture and Archaeology toCultural Encyclopedia Nepal.

 

 

 

 Submitted the report on Cultural Importance of Wetlands of Nepal to IUCN/The World Conservation Union, Nepal.

 

 

Seminar Papers:

 

 

 

 

Sharma, Dilli Raj

2005

'Holy Water of Gosaikunda: A Pilgrimage to High Altitude Wetland' Paper presented on National Workshop on High Altitude Wetlands of Nepal' September 30,2005, Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

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2005

'Gosaikund: A High Altitude Wetland and its Cultural Values' Paper presented on Asian Wetland Symposium 2005, Feb 6-9, 2005  Bhubaneswora, India.

 

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2000

'Cultural Heritage of Simaraungarh', paper presented on the seminar held in Simaraungarh  Organized by RoyalNepalAcademy, Kathmandu.   

 

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1998

'Cultural Heritage of Nepal and their Conservation Status', paper presented on VSMM 98 Conference, Gifu, Japan, Nov. 18-22, 1998.

 

 

Workshop  Participation:

 

 

 

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2003

Asian Academy for Heritage Management 1st Annual Field School, organized by UNESCO/ICCROM in Macao, SIR, China, from 22 November to 6 December, 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Award/Medal:

  • Mrigendra Medical Trust Gold Medal in 1989 (Mrigendra Medical Trust)
  • Education Prize in 1998 (TribhuvanUniversity)
  • Nepal Vidhya Bhusan ‘Ka’ in 2008 (Ministry of Education, Government of Nepal)

 

Personal:

Date of Birth : June 1, 1957   

Sex               :  Male   

Marital Status : Married         

Languages     : Nepali, English, Tharu, Hindi.

Affiliation      : General Secretary in 'Historical and Cultural Heritage Association, Nepal'.