Uttar Pradesh

Kabir Math at Lahar Tara, Varanasi

Finding Kabir – The Poet & Saint In Kashi

Kabir has fascinated me for a long time. I have a shelf full of books on his works. Yet I did not have the...
Banaras Ghat

Banaras Multifold Mystery! – First Impression

I wanted to visit Banaras for many reasons. A nostalgic call as I lived there as a kid for some time. A divine call...
Taj Mahal

Privileged Vs Ordinary Access At Taj Mahal

One of my close friends visited the Taj Mahal in Agra rather frequently. And it happens when you live in Delhi and host a...
Buddha statue in Mathura School of Art style in Red Stone at Mathura Museum

Gems Of Mathura Museum – Mathura School Of Art

This gem of a museum fits so well into my series title of Unsung UP. A highly visited tourist place like Mathura has this...
Stones being carved for a new temple at Braj Bhoomi

Braj Bhoomi Yatra – 84 Kos Yatra Part II Of Our Trip

Soaked in the Radha’s mystery and glory, we roamed around in her village during our Braj Bhoomi Yatra. And discovered another new but beautiful...
Radha Temple at Barsana, Braj Bhoomi

Braj Bhoomi 84 Kos Yatra – Land Of Radhe Radhe Part I

Braj Bhoomi Yatra is also known as 84 Kos Yatra (Chaurasi Kos Yatra). The Yatra encompasses roughly 300 km's area. That covers the various...
Khurja Pottery

Khurja – A Potters Town In UP & Its Delicacies

Khurja a small town, about 100 km's east of Delhi is one of the hidden gems for travelers. Which has not yet been explored...
Dholaks getting ready at Amroha, Uttar Pradesh

Dholaks Of Amroha, Hub Of Percussion Instruments

Amroha is a small town in North West Uttar Pradesh, close to Moradabad. If you are driving from Delhi you have to take NH...
Painted walls of the palace of Jhansi Ki Rani

City Of Jhansi Ki Rani – Tourist Attractions

The moment I hear the word Jhansi, the first image that comes to my mind is of Jhansi ki Rani. And the famous poem...
Arched architecture of Lucknow

A Hastened Trip To Lucknow & Its Heritage

Our history books always described Lucknow as the city of Nawabs. Now you don’t see them anymore around. But the legacy of ‘Tehzeeb’ that...

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