Meenakshi Temple- The Marvel of Madurai

Meenakshi Amman Temple, also known as Minakshi-Sundareshwara Temple, is one of the oldest and most important temples in India. Located in the city of Madurai, the temple has a great mythological and historical significance. Located in the heart of the city of Madurai, the Meenakshi-Sundareshwarar temple is dedicated to goddess Meenakshi, the consort of lordContinue reading “Meenakshi Temple- The Marvel of Madurai”

The Dwarkadhish Temple

The Dwarkadhish temple, also known as the Jagat Mandir is a Hindu Temple dedicated to the Lord Krishna, who is worshiped here by the name Dwarkadhish, or ‘King of Dwarka’. The temple is located at Dwarka city of Gujrat, India, which is one of the destinations of Char Dham ( Sacred abodes: Badrinath, Puri, Rameshwaram and Dwarka), a Hindu pilgrimage circuit. Dwarka meansContinue reading “The Dwarkadhish Temple”

Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Located 500 meters away the mainland, Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a place of great scenic beauty, historical importance and religious significance. Undeniably one of the most popular places to see in Kanyakumari, this rock is considered to be holy as well as an architectural wonder. Vivekananda Rock Memorial is one of the two rocks locatedContinue reading “Vivekananda Rock Memorial”

Varanasi: The Cultural Capital of India

The religious and cultural heartbeat of India can be found in Varanasi, the most sacred city for Hindus, and the oldest living city in the world, dating back to 2,000 BCE. Also known as Benares, Banaras or Kashi, Varanasi is the holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism. Devout Hindus believe that if youContinue reading “Varanasi: The Cultural Capital of India”

Mahabalipuram-UNESCO World Heritage site

Mahabalipuram is a historic city and UNESCO World Heritage site in Tamil Nadu, India. During the reign of the Pallava Dynasty, between the 3rd century CE and 7th century CE, it became an important centre of art, architecture and literature. Mahabalipuram was already a thriving sea port on the Bay of Bengal before this time. Mahabalipuram is a coastal town in NorthContinue reading “Mahabalipuram-UNESCO World Heritage site”

The Indian Tiger Trail

Tiger spotting is nothing short of an adventure sport that calls for preparation, patience and positive outlook. These popular national parks that can guarantee you a rendezvous with the Great Indian Tiger. The emotions evoked on sighting the majestic big cat in its natural surroundings on a wildlife safari is magnificent. Let us explore someContinue reading “The Indian Tiger Trail”

Harihareshwar Temple

The Harihareshwara temple built in 1223–1224 by Polalva, a commander and minister of the Hoysala Empire King Vira Narasimha II is situated in Harihar / Harihara, Karnataka dedicated to Hari-hara / Lord Vishnu-Shiva. The beautiful 4 feet height idol is a powerful combination of the protector (Hara / Lord Vishnu) and the destroyer (Lord Shiva). The deity is alsoContinue reading “Harihareshwar Temple”

Vamana Temple-UNESCO World Heritage Site

Vamana Temple, a Hindu temple dedicated to Vamana (dwarf), an avatar of the god Vishnu, was  built during circa 1050-75. It forms part of the Khajuraho Group of Monuments, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of the major relics of the Chandela dynasty, the fascinating Vamana Temple is a beautiful shrine built in the Eastern complexContinue reading “Vamana Temple-UNESCO World Heritage Site”

Scotland of India: Coorg

Kodagu, Karnataka. Coorg, also known as ‘Scotland of India‘, is a mountaineous and regulative district in Karnataka. It is situated midway between Mysore and the coastal town of Mangalore. This land is also famous for its rainforests and spices. Coorg lives up to its name with luring amalgamation of history, luxury, adventure, mouth-watering cuisine. LocatedContinue reading “Scotland of India: Coorg”