Karkala – On a Jaina Trail in Karnataka

On a full moon night of Kartik month, Chandragupta Maurya saw 16 dreams that left him disturbed and he sought the advice of his spiritual teacher, Acharya Bhadrabahu. The Acharya … Continue reading Karkala – On a Jaina Trail in Karnataka

Water and Thar Desert – Stories from Indo-Pak Border

Sau sāndiya, saukarahalā, pūt, nipūti hoe Mehadlā to buthān hi bahlā, honi ho so hoe A hundred she camels, a hundred camels, all left childless, What is destined to be … Continue reading Water and Thar Desert – Stories from Indo-Pak Border

Travel Shot – Cheriyal Art of Telangana

It was that time of the evening when all had gathered to listen to stories. The stories of ancestors beyond what granny knew or could remember, stories of heroes that … Continue reading Travel Shot – Cheriyal Art of Telangana

Mawphlang Sacred Forest – A Photo Story

Its no secret that India’s northeast is treasure-trove of many fascinating places. Ranging from varied natural wonders, age old archeological remains, living cultural sites of various tribes to religious places of mythological … Continue reading Mawphlang Sacred Forest – A Photo Story

Mangalajodi– Where Ashoka is Born and Dies Every Other Day

Emperor Ashoka, 268 – 223 BCE, popularly known as Ashoka the Great became a Buddhist after witnessing firsthand the large number of casualties during Kalinga War. It was a turning … Continue reading Mangalajodi– Where Ashoka is Born and Dies Every Other Day