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The trip to Dharamsala- Ancient but still Awesomely Alive

The trip to Dharamsala was certainly one I would never forget. It was a mixed bag of emotions. I was excited yet fearful of a trip to a place I had never been before. The hours it took to convince friends to come along, the essential items that were supposed to be packed, the music that was supposed to be heard each and everything was a task in itself. 30.9.2016 The day to the trip

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Mesmerising Elephanta Experience

Ten nautical miles away from the busy city of Mumbai lie the enigmatic Island of Elephanta.  Water bodies tend to have a soothing effect on me and but not this time. The heat and the moisture made the atmosphere in the boat extremely oppressive. I was more troubled by the number of food packets, plastics and coconut shells which went floating past. However, we reached the island within forty-five minutes and then took a tram

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Lets make the world a better place

At the time of creation of this world, a lot of beautiful ideas might have occupied the mind of God, which he had transformed, into this world. He had adorned the world with innumerable wonders. Think about flight in birds, colors in butterflies, speed of wind, and fragrance of flowers, height of mountains, depth of seas and thousands of such things. Surely, they make us wonder about the creativity of God. However, for God, man

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हैप्पी एनिवर्सरी भोलेनाथ

हे देवाधिदेव महादेव, चरसियों – गंजेड़ियों – भंगेड़ीयों केफेवरेट आप की महिमा अपरम्पार हैगुरु. आपकी ब्रांड वैल्यू इतनी हाई है कि मेरे जैसे तुच्छ मनुष्य आपका एक साइड भी पूरा नहीं समझ पाते, हम केवल उसी पहलू को देखते हैं जो हमें पसंद आता है. जैसे कि आपकी मस्त मलंग प्रकृति, आप जैसा चिल्ड आउट भगवान अन्य कौन है प्रभु, भोले आप तो उनका भी भला कर देते हो जो आपकी कथा में ढेरों अमेंडमेंट्स कर कर के

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Shiva: A Cultural History or Logical Myth?

India is a country of great religious and cultural diversity. Hinduism, being the oldest practiced religion in the world, abounds in Gods, Goddesses and myths. But little do we know that every myth has logic and science behind it. Brahma, Vishnu, Maheshwar are the Godheads and they seem to be in a constant struggle for dominance. Many scholars believe that each is a manifestation of the other, thereby following the concept of one God. Among

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Mythology and Animals: Snakes – Part 1

The policy of reverence or abhorrence of animals is culture-specific; attitudes differ according to a society’s beliefs, traditional customs and way of life. Its perception of animals is greatly influenced by mythology and religion. This is the precise reason due to which cows and monkeys are worshiped in some countries, while in the others they are consumed as food. Same is the case with snakes. Positive Snake Symbolisms Some cultures regard snakes as powerful symbols

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Garhwal Diaries 5 – Reached Sitapur

Nature is at its best in the Garhwals. I could not stop clicking even if it meant capturing blurred images. I was so smitten by the beauty of nature that I almost lost track of time only to be reminded  by the driver that I have reached by next destination Sitapur. A recently developed small-town, Sitapur has a few motels where you can spend a night. Most of these motels offer home-cooked sumptuous meals. These

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