Deepotsav, Rediscovering Ayodhya, Chapter 1, Original Awadhi cuisine

deepotsav at ayodhya 2018

Lucknow has been a part of Awadh from the time of Ram about 7500 years ago. The term Awadhi cuisine, was originally cuisine from Eastern UP, vegetarian, Vaishnav temple cuisine. During the reign of Nawabs in Lucknow, who came from Iran (Persia),

13 October, 2018 | Views: 8441

Jain temples of Ayodhya – Uttar Pradesh

Jain temples of Ayodhya

Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh (India, of course!) is the birthplace of Lord Rishabh Dev (Sri Adinath), the first Tirthankara, teacher of Jainism. He travelled and taught, and continues to inspire, though millenia may have passed since he left his body at

31 October, 2012 | Views: 21690

Ram bhajan from Sri Ram Charit Manas by Lata Mangeshkar

Excerpts from Shiva’s praise of Rama in Uttarakand of Sri Ram Charit Manas by Goswami Tulsidas: जय राम रमारमनं शमनं, भव ताप भयाकुल पाहि जनं। महि मंडल मंडन चारुतरं। धृत सायक चाप निसंग बरं।

26 August, 2010 | Views: 25290

Phool Bangla at Sri Kanak Bhawan, Ayodhya Photo Journal

Phool Bangla for Sri Kanak Bihari ji, Ayodhya

At Kanak Bhawan, the worship of Sita Ram is akin to that of Sri Radha Krishna in Vrindavan. Madhurabhakti is evident in festive celebrations, songs and the bhaav of pleasing the divine. Phool Banglas are an offering of love to please the divine

07 April, 2010 | Views: 69144

Travel journal - Chitrakoot

Riding on river Mandakini, Chitrakoot, India

Chitakoot, a city shared by Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, is still untouched by touristy crowds. A quiet getaway, with enough happening locally to interest a curious visitor. Ram ghat, especially under the clear summer sky was a favoured place

14 June, 2008 | Views: 10089

Saavan Celebration, monsoon rainy season in North India

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