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27 Mar

World’s First Om-shaped Temple: A Marvel in Rajasthan’s Pali District

In the heart of Pali, Rajasthan, an architectural wonder is taking shape - a temple crafted in the sacred symbol of 'Om.' This extraordinary om-shaped temple, set to be the world's first of its kind, promises not only to captivate tourists but also to leave an indelible mark visible even from space, according to reports. Soon to grace the village of Jadan in Rajasthan's Pali district, this om-shaped temple has been in the making for nearly three decades since the laying of its foundation stone. This groundbreaking endeavor heralds a significant...

bhavani mata mandir
4 Mar

Bhavani Mata Mandir: India’s Unique Temple Guarded by Leopards

Nestled amidst the rugged terrain of Rajasthan, the village of Jawai holds a remarkable testament to the harmonious coexistence of humans and wildlife. At its heart stands the Bhavani Mata Mandir, a temple revered for more than just its spiritual significance—it is the only temple in India guarded by leopards. In this quaint village, the presence of these elusive big cats is not just a curiosity but a part of everyday life. Visitors to the temple are often greeted by the sight of leopards lounging on its steps, showcasing the peaceful...

junagarh fort
30 Jan

Junagarh fort in Bikaner – Lesser know aspects of Rajasthan

Discover the hidden tales behind the majestic Junagarh Fort rising proudly amidst Bikaner's arid landscapes in the Indian state of Rajasthan. While the grandeur of the fort is widely acknowledged, there are intriguing lesser-known facts that add depth to its narrative. Embark on a journey to explore the concealed facets of Junagarh Fort. Architectural Uniqueness of Junagarh Fort Set apart from the more renowned forts in Rajasthan, It distinguishes itself with a unique feature—it stands on the plain grounds of Bikaner rather than on a hill. The absence of elevated terrain...

23 Jan

Places in India Where Sanskrit Thrives as a Living Language

India, known for its rich cultural diversity, has bestowed upon the world many treasures, and among them, the Sanskrit language holds a special significance. Continuing to actively speak and preserve in certain pockets of the country, Sanskrit is an ancient language that has shaped the literary discourse of the Indian subcontinent. Despite being perceived by some as a relic of the past, there are still places in India where it is not merely a subject in schools but a language spoken and cherished by the local communities. Here are a few...

Mount Abu in Rajasthan
5 Jan

Discovering the Charms of Mount Abu in Rajasthan

Nestled within the Aravalli Range, Mount Abu stands as a hidden gem awaiting exploration. Distinguished as the sole hill station in Rajasthan, this destination offers a refreshing escape in the midst of the desert's arid expanse. Picture an oasis with lush green landscapes, serene lakes, and ideal weather – that's the allure of Mount Abu. One of the highlights is Nakki Lake, encircled by hills and parks, providing a tranquil setting for boating and relaxation. The iconic Toad Rock adds a whimsical touch to the scenery, resembling a giant amphibian and...

affordable travel in India
26 Dec

Affordable Travel Options in India for 2024

India continues to be a top global tourist destination, attracting visitors with its diverse landscapes and cultural richness. What sets it apart is the array of budget-friendly destinations that provide enriching experiences without draining your wallet. While metropolitan cities may lean towards the expensive side, there are charming towns across the country that combine popularity with surprising affordability. Here are some affordable travel places to explore in India in 2024 Pushkar, Rajasthan: Known for its vibrant street markets and the iconic Pushkar Camel Fair, this Rajasthan town is a haven for budget-conscious travelers....

India's Architectural Marvels
15 Nov

Beyond the Taj Mahal: India’s Architectural Marvels

For admirers of the Taj Mahal and its unparalleled architectural beauty, India offers a plethora of remarkable landmarks that stand testament to the country's rich cultural and historical heritage. While the Taj Mahal remains an enduring symbol, these extraordinary structures draw hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Fatehpur Sikri Located near the Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and served as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1571 to 1585. Well-preserved, it holds historical significance as the place where Mughal emperor Akbar initiated the all-inclusive religion,...

11 Nov

Unforgettable Diwali Getaways for the Long Weekend of 2023

Diwali, the grandest Hindu festival, is fast approaching, bringing with it the excitement of an extended holiday. This year, the Festival of Lights will illuminate our lives with grandeur on Sunday, November 12. The festivities, the mesmerizing decorations, and the cherished moments spent with loved ones are all eagerly anticipated. But with Diwali coinciding with a long weekend, this festive season presents the perfect opportunity for a well-deserved vacation. As the world shimmers with fireworks and diyas, the Diwali long weekend beckons, inviting you to embark on a short journey...

6 Nov

Pushkar Camel Fair: Where Tradition Blends with a Carnival Spirit

Pushkar Camel Fair: Where Tradition Blends with a Carnival Spirit It's that time of the year again when the tranquil town of Pushkar comes alive with a vibrant atmosphere, drawing tourists from around the globe. Get ready for the annual Pushkar Camel Fair 2023, taking place from November 20 to 28, where you can immerse yourself in the rich culture and traditions of Rajasthan. The Pushkar Camel Fair, often referred to as Pushkar Mela, is a unique annual celebration that consistently attracts visitors from all corners of the world. The...

4 Nov

Gurugram’s Aravali Region to Welcome ‘Leopard Park’ and Jungle Safari on 15-Kilometer Stretch

A comprehensive plan to protect a 15-kilometer stretch of the Aravalli Hills, spanning from the Bandhwari landfill to Damdama Lake in Gurugram, is set to unfold, including the establishment of a remarkable "Leopard Park" in Behrampur village. This ambitious endeavor, a joint effort by the forest department, district administration, Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), and Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG), is primarily focused on creating a 15-kilometer jungle trail connecting these two designated points. The region in question has been vulnerable to encroachments by private landowners who have sometimes disregarded construction regulations....