Rani Gumpha in Bhubaneswar – a Journey through India’s First Jungle Book

Remember the Jungle Book story by Rudyard Kipling, about a baby boy who was found abandoned in the jungle of Central India by Bagheera, the panther. Bagheera carried the baby … Continue reading Rani Gumpha in Bhubaneswar – a Journey through India’s First Jungle Book

Gopalpur – Tranquillity on the Sea

During the days of the French Revolution! There lived a man called Loraine in France, who always stood for a cause to help the distressed. The French Monarch did not … Continue reading Gopalpur – Tranquillity on the Sea

Sitabinji – A Mystical Journey through Time and Space

Goddess Sita left the kingdom of Ajodhya in revolt when her husband Lord Rama asked her to prove her purity to the citizens of the kingdom to prove wrong the … Continue reading Sitabinji – A Mystical Journey through Time and Space

Kumbakonam – The Celebration of Hindu Legends

Anya-kshetrE-krtam Papam-punya-kshetrE vinasyati Punya-kshetrE krtam Papam VaranAsyam vinasyati VAranAsyaAm krtam pApam KumbakOnE vinasyati KumakOne krtam pApam KumbakOnE vinasyati   You can sin anywhere and wash it away in a holy … Continue reading Kumbakonam – The Celebration of Hindu Legends

Udayagiri – On the Footstep of Vajrayana Buddhism

Once upon a time, King Indrabhuti of Odiyana had sat with his consorts and ministers on the terrace of his palace. He gazed up into the early morning sky and … Continue reading Udayagiri – On the Footstep of Vajrayana Buddhism