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Boita Bandana celebrations in Cuttack

Boita Bandana – Kartika Purnima in Odisha

Boita Bandana is celebrated in the lunar month of Kartika in Odisha.  It falls roughly in the months of October-November. Kartika ushers in an abundance...
Kapaleeshwarar Temple at Chennai

Ancient Chennai Walk Through Temples

Walk through ancient Chennai with Pradeep Chakravarthy. The author of “Thanjavur: A Cultural History”, Pradeep Chakravarthy has written multiple books which impart life lessons...
Nava Gauri Yatra in Varanasi

Navaratri Nava Gauri Yatra in Varanasi

Kashi has many Yatras. I have already written about the Nava Durga Yatra in Kashi that is done during the Navaratas in Kashi. Nava...
A view point in Araku, clouds passing by the hills

Araku Valley Tourist Attractions

Araku Valley the "Queen of Hills" is a picturesque hill station located in Andhra Pradesh, better known for its natural beauty, lush green landscapes,...
Landscape view of Lali Narayan Mithila University in Darbhanga

Darbhanga Bihar Must See Places

Darbhanga literally means a gateway to Banga or Bengal. So, if you are traveling east, this is where the ancient Bengal started. This region...
Ancient Shiva Temple at Bisrakh

Bisrakh – Ancient Village of Ravana In Greater Noida

Bisrakh gets its name from Rishi Vishwashrva, which must have been distorted over time. We better know him as the father of ten-headed Ravana,...
Gatha Mandir at Dehu

Dehu – Sacred Land of Sant Tukaram Near Pune

Maharashtra is the land of many Bhakti poet-saints. Sant Tukaram of Dehu is one of the tallest saints among them. He is best known...
Sheshnag inside the cave

Patal Bhuvaneshwar: Underground Cave City In Kumaon

Nestled in the Himalayas, in the state of Devbhoomi Uttarakhand, lies the entrance to the underground cave city known as Patal Bhuvaneshwar. It is...

Udaigiri Caves, Heliodorus Pillar & Bijamandal in Vidhisha

Vidhisha was an important city in ancient India. It stood on the trade route connecting the north and south India. It finds mention in...
Keluni Muhana or Estuary

7 Day Prachi Parikrama Of Prachi River In Odisha

“ In India rivers are worshipped as a mother, matru upasana. Respect to rivers is respect to water as without water there is no...

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