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  • Naropa Festival: The Kumbh Mela of the Himalayas

    On Sunday, you will be able to take a dive in Ladakh’s rich Buddhist legacy, because it’s time for Naropa Festival, also referred to as the Kumbha of the Himalayas, this festival attracts a huge crowd. September 2018 will see the Himalayas of Ladakh filled with happiness with celebrations from September 16 to September 20. If you are in Ladakh around for these dates, this is what you need to know about

  • Beautiful Colour Themed Cities of Rajasthan

    Rajasthan is famous for so many reasons. It has rich history and culture, amazing food, vibrant festivals, towering forts, great tales, and so on, but there is one more reason that makes Rajasthan an interesting state to plan your vacation at. To plan your holiday, book Rajasthan tour packages from a trusted or reliable website. The reason that adds on to the list of an interesting factor of Rajasthan is a

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    Must visit Ganesha temples around the world

    Devotion cannot be contained by borders and the temples around the world is a proof. In India, temples are a common sight since it is home to a high percentage of Hindus. However outside India temples are not so common but they do exist in every corner of the world. Surprisingly, they do see a good number of visitors, especially during festivals. Some of the temples are known for architecture, grandeur, and

  • Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: 10 must visit Ganesha temples in India

    Lord Ganesha is the Lord of wisdom, prosperity, security, happiness, success, education, good fortune, and destroyer of obstacles. Son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, he is superior to all Hindu gods and is always worshipped first. There are several temples in India dedicated to the elephant god that devotees must visit at least once in a lifetime. These temples are known for their architecture as well for the history behind them.

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    Karni Mata Temple: 5 things to know about the rat temple in Rajasthan

    Karni Mata Temple, also known as the ‘temple of rats’, is situated at Deshnoke near Bikaner in Rajasthan. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Karni, who is believed to be the incarnation of Goddess Durga, the goddess of power. The temple is overrun with more than 20,000 rats. Devotees feed, worship and protect them. In order to keep predators away, devotees have built nets and grills. Surprisingly, these rats do not bite

  • Kodaikanal: This serene hill station in Tamil Nadu is a blast from the past

    Revelling in its lush, unspoiled natural beauty, colonial architecture and unbridled old-world charm, the hill station of Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu is a blast from the past. On a recent weekend stay at one of its newest resorts, The Tamara Kodai, Raul Dias experienced all this and much more