The lord settled himself as the queen was relentless in her desire but then there can be only one king in the state. When the lord is there, how can there is another king to rule. A big question, so to pacify, the king built a beautiful temple. The interesting part is that, it took… Continue reading The Ram Rajya … Orchha
Banavasi, the names connects to being the oldest and the first capital of Karnataka is today a quite sleepy town with its beautiful Pineapple farms and the majestic Madhukeshwara temple. Looking at the temple one can certainly say that this place would have been a high activity place. The Kadamba dynasty was the first dynasty… Continue reading Pineapples at Madhukeshwara .. Sweetener of Karnataka
Indian history revere this carcass eating majestic bird. This bird has connections to that of Indian history, Parsi community and by large an important part of the Bio-system. This is only bird that feeds on the dead carcass of Cows. Just imagine, they contribute towards 4% of natural scavenging. Sadly, it is said that, the… Continue reading Endangered Vultures in a Cenotaph
The Taj Mahal a monument built in memory of emperor's wife... Here is an essay the way I looked at this wonderful monument. And as we enter the space post beating the queue by booking online by booking on https://asi.payumoney.com Archaeological Survey of India and made the whole process so easy with the online mode.… Continue reading Taj – A photo Essay
Chaushati Yogini, the word itself takes me back to the time when I had visited this Sakthi pitha at Hirapur near Bhubaneswar. Especially this being the Dasahara time, I remember how Mahamaya, the central deity of Chaushati Yogini is celebrated. I had a similar impression when we started our planning some three months earlier. India… Continue reading Lost Yoginis of Mitawali
Ever felt lost and found with awe... Bateshwar, near Morena, Madhya Pradesh is just the place that would make you feel that. When Google fumbles with the path, and you trust technology too much, then be rest assured, you will have a journey of a life time. We went through villages that would take you… Continue reading Ruins of Chambal … Bateshwar
India is a country full of surprises and are hidden in places that finding them itself is mesmerizing. Though we had done good amount of googling to find more about this lovely place, Galagnath hidden in a small village on the banks of Tungabhadra, one can get lost, practically. After having done a quick stop… Continue reading Sparsha Linga
It is so so true that life is a journey and one can discover more beauty that the destination alone. Our plan was very clear that we reach Galaganath temple before 3 pm so that we could return to Haveri before sun down. We were travelling from Chitradurga fort post our lovely time at the… Continue reading Haralahalli Shivan!!
India is indeed Colourful and so is its believes.. It was wonderful to have an unexpected stop at the Bannari Amman Temple. She has such a soothing effect on your soul.
Food is always the backbone of any city and little towns of this beautiful country is always mesmerizing. One such place that we happen to visit was Chitradurga during December. The temperatures were down but this rock city still held its warmth in the air. The hotel was not that helpful and it prompted us… Continue reading Durga Foodie