Destination Khirsu, in the lap of Kumaon Himalayas

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Khirsu at 1700 meters altitude in in Kumaon Himalayas in India is a perfect opposite of city life. It is about 19 km from Pauri town, and 127 km from the nearest railway station at Kotdwar.

02 July, 2019 | Views: 575

Magahar, then and now

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Just 24 km from Gorakhpur, Maghar is a quiet town, connected by the state highway from Gorakhpur. In the month of May, the highway roadside was lined with desi and hybrid watermelons.

09 November, 2018 | Views: 9950

Chaurasi Gumbad, Kalpi Photo Journal

Chaurasi Gumbad, Kalpi Photo Journal

Kalpi on the banks of River Yamuna was a strategically important place. Akbar, the Mughal emperor had one of his mints here. In ancient Hindu scriptures the city was called Kalpriya Nagari, and there is said to be a grand sun temple here in Kalpi

27 December, 2012 | Views: 30592

Top 12 spiritual destinations in Uttar Pradesh

Sarnath, Top 12 Spiritual destinations in Uttar Pradesh

Spirituality in India boasts a pallette of religions. Incidentally, the term ‘Hindu’ was used by the Arab traders to identify the people living east of the River Indus. Indus came to be known as Sindhu and the term Hindu was born. Uttar Pradesh, a

18 June, 2010 | Views: 20034

Fascinated by worship at Jain temples

Jain temple worship

The Jain temples in Khajuraho have thriving monasteries attached to them as well as regular daily worship. Our guide gave us some rice to offer inside the temples. He explained that rice is a symbol of abundance and nirvana.

16 March, 2010 | Views: 6101





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