Uttar Pradesh

The Tapobhumi of 88,000 Rishis - Naimisharanya

Naimisharanya Sacred Land Of Veda, Purana, Satyanarayan Katha

In the forests of Naimisharanya, sat the 88,000 Rishis and Ved Vyasa revealed the Vedas, Puranas, and Shastras to them. You read any Indian...
Clarks Awadh Lucknow

Living The Lucknow Life With Clarks Awadh

Years ago, I was visiting Lucknow for some official work and the only option to stay there was Clarks Awadh. I remember it as...
Evening Aarti at the Ghats of Ganga at Varanasi

Ganga Aarti At Dashashwamedh Ghat In Varanasi

Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi is a spectacle to watch. It is a perfect example of the ancient tradition of River worship in...
Shivalingas at Jangamwadi Mutt - Varanasi

Jangamwadi Mutt Varanasi – Home To Million Miniature Shivalingas

Varanasi or Kashi has a corner for each community of India. Members of the community come here to worship, to stay as pilgrims, or...
Varanasi Souvenirs

Top Varanasi Souvenirs To Buy – Shopping In Banaras

People visit Varanasi for all possible reasons. No matter what is our reason to visit Varanasi, we all want to bring back a piece...

Ayodhya – Travel Guide To City Of Ram & Ramayan

Ayodhya was on my travel wish list for a long time. Ayodhya – the city where Lord Ram was born, the city where the...
Wrestler exercising with jodi at Tulsi Akhada

Pahalwan Routine At Tulsi Akhada In Varanasi

Visiting an Akhada has been on my wishlist for quite some time. It was during the recent trip to Varanasi that I was able...
Walls of Gulab Bari at Faizabad

Faizabad, Legacy Of Nawabs Of Awadh – Twin City Of Ayodhya

Faizabad was the original capital of Nawabs. It lies roughly 130 km east of Lucknow on the banks of Saryu river. You have probably...
Panch Kroshi Parikrama

Panch Kroshi Yatra Of Kashi – Ancient Pilgrim Route, Varanasi

I first came to know of Panch Kroshi Yatra when I was visiting Varanasi about 4 years back. I saw a unique map on...
Sunset at Chambal River

Trip To Chambal River – Ecosystem & Ravines

Chambal River, best known for Chambal ghati - the famous home of bandits, is today the cleanest river in India with a flourishing river ecosystem where you can meet Ghariyals or Crocodiles, fresh water turtles and many species of birds. A boat ride on Chambal River at sunset time is worth exploring.

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