Oct 6, 2010

Bye Bye Grandpa----

Want to share a very sad news today.

Aryaa's grandfather (my father) passed away two and half weeks ago. I was unable to write much in this blog as we were observing some complicated traditional Hindu rituals for 13 days after his death. I only could manage to post an old photo of Aryaa in my previous post.

My father was 73 years old. It's an old age, but not old enough to take the death as 'natural'. With his fit and strong physique, we expected him to live many more years. He didn't drink ,but used to smoke. He was diagnosed with tuberculosis in lungs last year. It was completely cured after a few months of treatment. But he started becoming weak, having his vision blurred and having his thought and speech incoherent after some time. Doctors then diagnosed him with brain tumor. It was already in developed stage and due to his old age they refused to make any surgery to remove it. We were told to take care of him well and help him have a peaceful death. We tried our best. He was either unconscious or very little conscious for last two months of his life.

As Aryaa was in Japan with us, she could spent very little time with him. When we came back to Nepal, he was already having problems related to brain tumor.

We all miss him very much.

May his soul rest in peace!


Prashanta Shrestha said...

May his soul rest in peace & he continue to shower blessings upon your family. God be with him.

LC said...

My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

BloggerFather said...

I'm sorry to hear that. Same thing happened to my wife's uncle last month. He was even younger. Just retired, waiting for the good times to begin.

prem ballabh pandey said...

Sorry to know that dad was in pain during his last period of life.May his soul get rebirth soon in a peaceful and happy environment.Will he wish to get rebirth again in Nepal ?

Basanta said...

Thank you all for your kind words!

Shail said...

My deepest condolences. May his soul rest in peace.

Basanta said...

Thank you Shail for the kind words!

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