Pashtun/Afghan proverbs

A nations proverbs gives you a little glimpse into their culture. The following are a few Pashtun/Afghan proverbs (matalona) and their English translations. Har chata khpal watan kashmir de (for everyone his country is like Kashmir)…

“A dying Pashtun tradition”

While traveling to a village outside of Quetta,  my brother Shakil came across some young  Pashtun girl’s celebrating the start of the Winter holidays.  When school gets out for the break all the girls in a village age 5-16 get together to…