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Travel India Jogeshwari Caves

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Jogeshwari Caves in Mumbai Jogeshwari Caves, dating back to 520 to 550 AD, are some of the earliest Hindu cave temple sculptures located off the Western Express Highway in Jogeshwari (East) in northern Mumbai (Bombay). They are a 45-minute journey Read more ›

Travel India Kanheri Caves

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  When we think of caves, we visualize locations in inaccessible places hidden amidst deep forests. Some caves were carved out in inaccessible places because of fear of prosecution by kings and rulers of different faiths, or due to the Read more ›

Travel India Jaisalmer

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                                          The Golden City  Where would you go if you wanted to see sand, desert and sand dunes in India?The best place is Jaisalmer – in the middle of Thar Desert in Rajasthan.JaisalmerThe small town of Jaisalmer, nicknamed “The Read more ›

Travel India Leh III

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    Enigmatic land of Sand and Snow  In the first part, I gave an overview of Ladakh and took the reader east of Leh to Changla Pass and Pangong Lake. In the second part, I wrote about some wonderful Read more ›

Travel India Leh – II

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   Enigmatic land of Sand and Snow In the first part, I gave an overview of Leh and Ladakh. And I took the readers on a journey east of Leh – past Shey, Thiksey, Hemis and Chemrey, over Changla Pass Read more ›

Travel India Leh – I

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                                                      Enigmatic land of Sand and Snow          Ladakh is unique. It is unlike any other place in the world. It really belongs to a bye gone era forgotten by time itself. Ladakh is the enigmatic land of sand Read more ›

Travel India Haridwar

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Gateway to the Gods                                                                                                                                                      Haridwar (also called Hardwar) is a timeless, beautiful, holy city on the banks of the river Ganga or Ganges River. The word Haridwar, meaning Gateway to the Gods, is derived from two words Read more ›

Travel India Rishikesh

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                                                      Gateway to the Himalayas                                                      Rishikesh is a picturesque holy city on the banks of the Ganga or Ganges River at the foothills of the Himalayas. Rishikesh and its surroundings are ideal for Vedic learning, yoga, spiritual meditation Read more ›

Travel India Dharmasthala

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  and the legendary Veerendra Heggade               I have visited a number of educational and medical institutions in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu of South India. Most of them are beautifully supplementing the work the Government is doing. In 2004, I Read more ›

Travel India Kolhapur

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  Shakti Peeth  of  Mahalakshmi and   the Gateway to Karnataka and Goa                                              Kolhapur is famous for its Mahalakshmi Temple which devout Hindus believe will fulfill all their wishes. There are plenty of places to see around. And, you Read more ›

Travel India Ganpatipule

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One of the finest beaches in West India                              If you are looking for a beautiful, clean, pristine sea beach, far away from the mad, mad crowd, you will love Ganpatipule. If you have the time and the inclination, there are Read more ›

Travel India Chidambaram

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Unique Temple of the Formless Shiva I have visited Chidambaram several times for three reasons. · To meander through the Mangrove Forests of Pichavaram to the beach beyond. · To visit, attend or give lectures at the Annamalai University. · Read more ›