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Thiruvanananthapuram Temples and concluding thoughts

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2022 | Views [132]

Temples & Beach: Thiruvananthapuram & Kovalam I had a hotel booked on the beach in Kovalam for the last couple of nights and the drive went through Thiruvananthapuram, so I stopped at a couple of the temples before heading further south.... Read more >

Tags: beaches, reflections, temples


Kerala 1: Kochi to Alleppey

Sunday, 11 Dec 2022 | Views [143]

Kerala Kerala has long held a certain fascination for me.  The combination of saltwater sea, freshwater Backwaters, Western Ghats, and lush rainforests evoked a mystical magical world in my imagination, and I thought it would be a fitting place ... Read more >

Tags: historical sites, lake cruises, nature


Photos: Thiruvananthapuram

Friday, 9 Dec 2022 | Photo Gallery

city, Hindu temples
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Photos: Kerala: Kochi to Alleppey

Friday, 9 Dec 2022 | Photo Gallery

city, history, houseboat, nature
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Photos: Corbett to Delhi

Sunday, 9 Oct 2022 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Giriji Temple in Jim Corbett National Park

Sunday, 9 Oct 2022 | Photo Gallery

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Ranikeht to Corbett

Sunday, 9 Oct 2022 | Views [103]

Ranikhet to Corbett  Today’s sacred highlights included visits to the Dunagiri Devi Temple in Dwarahat and in Ranikhet, the Jhula Devi Temple and Ram Mandir. The day ended with a very muddy, but nonetheless beautiful, walk through the ... Read more >

Tags: mountains, temples


Almora to Baijnath

Saturday, 8 Oct 2022 | Views [136]

Almora, Bagheshwar and Baijnath  The drive from Nainital to Almora consists of windy hill roads with some steep hairpin turns.  There was more damage on this stretch of the road from the monsoon rains than even the section from Delhi. ... Read more >

Tags: mountains, on the road, temples


Photos: Ranikhet, Uttarakhand

Friday, 7 Oct 2022 | Photo Gallery

temples and forests
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Nainital

Thursday, 6 Oct 2022 | Views [124]

Nainital, Uttarakhand, India The province of Uttarakhand in Northwest India borders Nepal on the east, Tibet on the north, Himachal Pradesh on the west and Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to the south.  It used to belong to Uttar Pradesh under the ... Read more >

Tags: festival, lakes, temples


Photos: Almora

Wednesday, 5 Oct 2022 | Photo Gallery

Temples
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Photos: Nainital

Wednesday, 5 Oct 2022 | Photo Gallery

Lake District and Goddess Sites
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Photos: Srinagar, Yousmarg, and Sonamarg

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Srinagar Museum and Isua Tomb

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Link to "A Tribute to Shiva in Rishikesh"

Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | Views [574]

Here is the link to a video poem "A Tribute to Shiva in Rishikesh."  This was a very special statue. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjVvXjf8-uI I hope you enjoy it.


Recent Mumbai Newspaper articles

Sunday, 24 Nov 2013 | Views [2162]

I find it fascinating to read the local news sections of the papers in places I am visiting.  The articles often portray the values and challenges of the people at that moment in time.  I chose just a couple of articles to share with you from ... Read more >


Elephanta Island caves and a bit of Mumbai

Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | Views [2146]

Elephanta Island Caves & Mumbai   Arrived in Mumbai yesterday evening just in time to experience rush hour traffic.  The trip into town, that I’m guessing should take about 45 minutes, took well over two hours.  LA traffic ... Read more >


Photos: Elephanta Island Caves and a bit of Mumbai

Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Aurangabad and Ajanta Experiences

Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | Views [923]

Aurangabad and Ajanta Caves Experiences: I arrived in Aurangabad after a delayed flight from Goa to Mumbai and a mad dash through the Mumbai airport to get to the connecting flight.  I made it, but just in time.  The airport in Mumbai ... Read more >


Ellora Caves

Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | Views [1103]

Ellora Caves The Ellora Cave complex is closer to Aurangabad than the Ajanta complex. The drive past the huge 12 th C Deccan fortress of Daulatabad, many Paithani silk weaving and embroidery workshops and Khuldabad, the tomb of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, ... Read more >


Ajanta Caves

Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | Views [1747]

Ajanta Caves: The Ajanta Caves contain two kinds of Buddhist art, chaityas/places of worship and viharas/monasteries and were constructed in two major time periods. The first about the 2 nd C BCE and the latter in the 5 th -6 th C CE.  After ... Read more >


Photos: Aurangabad Caves and Bibi Ka Maqbara

Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Ellora Caves, near Aurangabad

Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Ajanta Caves, near Aurangabad

Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Goa

Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Goa: Churches, Temples and Museum

Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | Views [1477]

Goa Churches, Temples and Museum  Goa is renown for its beaches, but behind the waves and sand lie beautiful rolling lush green jungle draped hills which shelter a number of sacred worship sites.  My taxi cab driver told me that Goa is ... Read more >


Tarapith

Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | Views [1709]

  Tarapith The flight from Dibrugarh stopped in Dimapur, Nagaland before continuing on to Kolkata.   From the plane window I could see lush green forested hills broken only by a few villages/towns with brown roads and waterways. Rivers ... Read more >


Photos: Tarapith - Goddess Pilgrimage Site

Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | Photo Gallery


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News articles in Assam Sept. 22-28

Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | Views [665]

Highlights from Assam Newspaper articles over the past few days (Sept 22-28,2013): I thought I’d share some of the main stories from the newspapers and broadcasts over the past few days to give you a sense of what the region and country is ... Read more >


Photos: Namphake

Saturday, 28 Sep 2013 | Photo Gallery


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