Does clicking a picture while travelling come in the way of your engagement with the present moment?
A taste of the real village of Rameshwaram.
Celebrating our festive Ganesh Pandal Hopping with a unique Ganesha made up entirely of Indian spices. This one not only makes you appreciate the artistry but also inspires with an awe inspiring sense of love, the way Bappa would with his Maa Parvati.
Our Ganesha for today comes in a beautiful artistic flavor: He is made from Paper Quilling! And I say He looks even more cute and friendly in this eco-avatar of His.
It’s the first day of one of the most awaited festivals of India and one of the most popular in Mumbai, Ganesh Chaturthi.
The much loved elephant God, the cute and mischievous, and one of my favourites – Ganpati Bappa will be home soon, seated like a bosom friend, an intimate confidante, amid His favourite people – with you and me.
It was just a matter of seconds that I retrieved this picture of ‘Munshi Premchand Ghat’ from my Varanasi pictures folder. And got working on this post.
‘You have to watch India in India truly to appreciate the pressure that Sachin Tendulkar is under every time he bats. Outside grounds, people wait until he goes in before paying to enter. They seem to want a wicket to fall even though it is their own side that will suffer. This is cricket as Sachin has known it since the age of 16. He grew up under incredible weight of expectation and never buckled once – not under poor umpiring decisions or anything else. I place him very slightly ahead of Lara because I found him slightly tougher mentally.’
~ Shane Warne, one of the greatest spinners of all time
21st NOVEMBER 2009: 6 years ago… on this date, I had filled up the first page of My Yatra Diary… I vividly remember how excited I was. Picking the article from my offline diary and typing it to an online one. I genuinely hoped that this travelogue would help someone…
Meet the real pioneers of Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’
All the nine forms of Shakti come alive as divine qualities in the many Goddesses (Devi orMata in Hindi) through stories and local legends worshipped all across the lengths and breadths of India which in turn inspire us on our journey to become One with the Master again.
Nature is not a place to visit. It is home. ― Gary Snyder
Many years ago, a solitary figure clothed in a loin cloth, firmly holding on to his stick of principles and ideologies, set out on an expedition…
Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations: Day 7 | Ganpati Pandal Darshan | Sethji or The Rich Ganesha
Standing beneath His majestic-al figure, hands folded and head lowered – the force that hits, that aura, the blessedness of that rare transcendental moment is simply stunning. It’s a feeling, delicate but powerful
Ganpati Pandal Hopping from Mumbai!
The temple is a stony affair, built entirely in massive and serene stones adding to its rustic charisma. In contrast to the boulder-ed temple, it’s surroundings are exquisite, scenic and full of greenery. Huge trees provide shady canopies overlooking the enormous confluence (sangam) stream of Karha and Chameli Rivers flowing through the seismic town.
Let us visit this ancient Temple in Saswad!!
If we were to literally go by the name, Tulsibaug is no ‘Tulsibaug’ anymore – the basil plants are nowhere to be seen and there is no garden. On the face of it – it’s hard, stony but it’s just a matter of time and you realize the something that is deep and buried within it…
Are you fond of your college memories and love rekindling them once in a while? Do you love speaking about the memorable times you spent there and wish you could go back and relive them again?
Well, then this giveaway cum contest is for no one else but YOU!
The golden persona of the sun tells me that there is still time for the sun to set. Water shimmers and part of green leafy tree tops glisten as the soft evening yellow kisses them with its glittery glow.
I had to check this place. Coming from a cricket mad nation like India, where people literally sleep, breathe and live the sport, you can very well imagine why. Cricket is not just a game here but a passion, an obsession dominating the nation’s sports scene since centuries. On the same lines, Melbourne draws similarities in that way.
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