The heritage temples of Bhukailash Rajbari in Kidderpore, Kolkata is fascinating to say the least. With rich history associated with nice architecture has made this place worthy of a visit.
Kokkarebellur, a village in the Indian state of Karnataka, is a brilliant example of symbiosis between man & birds. It's message should be spread far & near so that more & more people know about it.
The 7th century Laxman temple in Sirpur, Mahasamund district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh is one of the finest and oldest brick-built temples of India.
'Mrityulata' ( Creeper of Death), also called 'Barsha' (Lance) is a terracotta design seen in some of the old temples of West Bengal showing vertical row of figures attacking the one just below it .
Naimisharanya is a sacred place of pilgrimage. Situated in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, the place is related to ancient mythology. With the "bottomless" pond Chakratirtha, it is worth visiting.
Rudravarta Tirtha, a relatively unknown remote holy place in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, offers some unique phenomena to the devotees which are regarded as miracles of Lord Shiva.
Bharbhut, with many temples including that of Bharbhuteswar Shiva is an ancient pilgrimage site in the Indian state of Gujarat on the south bank of the sacred river Narmada near its mouth.
Shukla Tirtha, situated on Narmada river near Bharuch in the Indian state of Gujarat, is an important place of pilgrimage in the route of Narmada Parikrama (circumambulation of the river Narmada).
Nishkalank Mahadeva temple at Koliyak in Gujarat, India remains under the sea & appears only for few hours in a day so that people can go there to worship the 5 Shiva Lingams present there.
Giri Valam is the ritualistic circumambulation of the sacred hill Arunachalam Giri, considered as the Lord Shiva Himself. Arunachalam Giri is situated in Thiruvannamalai in the state of Tamil Nadu.
Aathara Sthalams are the abodes of Lord Shiva in different forms, which are regarded as the guardians of the Chakras (a concept found in Tantra, the ancient Study of the Mystic) of the human body.
Ancient ruins on a hill on the bank of the river Bramhaputra near Tezpur, Assam, display an awesome array of stone sculptures, waiting to be seen & explored by the lucky ones who visit this place.
Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh, India is the birthplace of Lord Rama. Now a major pilgrimage site for Hindus, it is equally important to the followers of several religions, including Buddhism & Jainism .
Mandakini, considered holy by Hindus because of its connection with Lord Rama, is a picturesque river meandering through Chitrakoot Dham. Temples & Ghats (Bathing areas) are aplenty along its course.
Jajpur in the Indian state of Odisha is one of the 51 Shakti Pithas of the Shakta cult. Situated on the banks of the holy river Baitarani, this place offers many excellent temples & an Ashokan pillar
Situated at an altitude of 867 metres inside the Buxa Tiger Reserve in West Bengal, Buxa Fort is a nice place to visit. It's importance is mainly for it's association with the freedom fight of India.
Jali work is used in Indian architecture from ancient times, reaching it's peak in the Mughal periods. This is an photographic introduction to stone Jali work , often described as Poetry in stone.
Temples of Khardah Khardah is a small town in the district of North 24 Parganas, West Bengal. It is on the eastern bank of the sacred river Ganges, about 25 km from Kolkata. Khardah is an important place for the Vaishnavites, the followers of Lord...
Mahaanaad is a small village about 30 km from Chuchura, the district head quarters of Hooghly district, West Bengal, India. Now a very ordinary Bengal village, the place was once the busiest centre in Eastern India for the Nath Yogis, a sect of...
Is it Taj? The main entrance gate Picturesque The second Taj! Or the first? Symmetry One of the minarets Stucco work The grave of Rabia-ul-Daurani Inlay work on marble 1 Inlay work on marble 2 Lattice work in marble Inlay work on marble...