Okay, he is the ruler (sort of) of the world's only Hindu kingdom. I guess he's entitled. This is the same man who declared a national holiday last year for a solar eclipse (which wasn't even visible from Nepal). Don't get me wrong, I am all for freedom of religion.
See, I told you 2 weeks ago how much he has in common with GWB ("God told me to invade Iraq").
From IndoAsian News Service (who, last time I checked, were not working for the Maoists):
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) Forced by the people to give up absolute power, Nepal's King Gyanendra is now seeking divine aid to destroy his enemies, a report said.
The 58-year-old king, known for his obsession with making sacrifices to propitiate the gods and consulting astrologers before undertaking any new venture, will offer panchabali - five sacrifices - to Kali, the Hindu goddess of power, in Kathmandu Friday, the Jana Aastha weekly reported.
Read the full story here.
Special thanks to Wild Willy B, Gemologist At Large.
Di angeli e bilanci, eroi e ponti - Non sono tra quelli convinti che nella vita le sofferenze "facciano bene". Neanche un po'. Però dalle sofferenze si può imparare. Almeno gli si dà un senso...
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