Category Archive: Pilgrimage

Thrissur Pooram is a magnificent festival of elephants

14 Jun 2015

Terrific Thrissur

When I was a small child, often my father used to narrate beautiful stories. He would tell me about faraway lands, myths, mysteries, kings, kingdoms and stories about real people. He also told me about the Indian history and I grew a strong interest in the Colonial Period specially. But it was the rich history […]

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Haridwar is a good getaway over weekend to visit Mansa Devi temple

14 Jun 2015

Divine Haridwar

I had grown up hearing about the holy city from my grandmother as she was born and brought up there. She always told me about the beauty of this city that is located on the banks of Ganga in Uttarakhand. Amongst all things, it was her and my grandfather’s love story that had interested me […]

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Sanchi Stupa is a must among places to see in MP

08 Jun 2015

Mesmerizing Sanchi Stupa

I have seen many tour enthusiasts who swear by the adventurous spirit and natural beauty of hill stations. But there are very few who find monuments to be the fountain of joy and adventure. My roommate Shikha is one such soul. An ardent Buddhism lover, she has been to many Buddhist pilgrim centers. And now […]

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23 May 2015

Divine Rameshwaram

After arriving at the quaint little town of Rameswaram in the early hours of the day and letting my friends check in to our pre-booked hotel, I naturally made a beeline towards the one spot that anyone who visits Rameswaram should see: The Ramanathaswamy Temple. Having relentlessly read about the temple and having scanned through […]

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