The Gurung: Their Hidden History

The Gurungs: who are also known as TAMU, are hill people. As the movement of people from one place to another is a historical phenomenon, Gurung an ethic group migrated from Mongolia in the 6th century to the central region of Asia. The word 'Gurung' is actually pronounced as 'Gu-Rewan', which is the combination of... Continue Reading →


A brief history of gurung (tamu) society

GURUNG The Gurung people are an ethnic group who migrated from Tibet in the 6th century to the central region of Nepal. Gurung, Sherpa, Tamang, Thakali, Manaaggi, Mustaaggi, Walunggi and many east Asian featured people of Nepal are the indigenous people of Nepal’s mountainous valleys. Their ancestors practiced Tibetan Buddhism and Bön (shamanism). According to... Continue Reading →

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