Resplendently Religious Rishikesh

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Resplendently religious Rishikesh

Rishikesh is a municipal board and a tiny town in the northern state of Uttarakhand’s, Dehradun district. Also popularly known as Rushikesh, or Hrishikesh this town is located along the holy Ganges River flowing down from Himalayas. Rishikesh is one of the prime religious centers of India, and is mainly associated with Laxmana and Lord Rama. Rishikesh became famous in the western world after when Beatles came to pay a short visit to Maharishi Yogi’s Ashram. Rishikesh tourism has been popular not only amongst the Indians but also amongst the foreigners from all corners of the globe. (more…)

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The sensations of scenic Sikkim

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The sensations of scenic Sikkim

Considered to be one of the loveliest destinations of India, Sikkim is a small state famous for preserving the Tibetan Buddhism culture. Sikkim is undoubtedly famous for the massive variety that it presents to its tourists including South Sikkim’s monumental religious statues, Buddhist monasteries of West Sikkim, North’s rhododendron clad mountain valleys and East Sikkim’s cheerful and friendly urban centers. This former Himalayan kingdom forms a kind of retreat and haven for tourists from all across the world. (more…)

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Independence Day: What Real Celebration Means in the 70th Year of India’s Freedom

Independence Day

Independence Day: What Real Celebration Means in the 70th Year of India’s Freedom

As we celebrate 70th year of India’s independence, it becomes imperative for one and all to recall the history and understand its significance. After all our previous the generation of thirties (1930’s) and forties (1940’s) have paid heavy price for the independence in which we enjoy our life and liberty. It is also important to understand the significance of this day rather flocking at different picnic spots to have gala time in a public holiday or catch up any movie released the current Friday. Let us begin with its brief history: (more…)

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The gorgeous grandeur of Gujarat

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The gorgeous grandeur of Gujarat

Gujarat is a state on the western side of India situated mostly in Kathiawar peninsula, with a population of 60 million. Also known as Jewel of Western Part of India, the state is bordered by Arabian Sea, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan as well as the Sind province of Pakistan. Gujrati is the language of this land, with Ahmedabad being its largest city and Gandhinagar being its capital. Gujarat tourism is highly recommended for those who wish to see a glimpse of the true Indian culture. The state is very famous for its food, which is primarily vegetarian. Some of the famous Gujrati food items include khakra, thepla, dhokla, chundo, chaas, and so on. Visitors planning to travel in Gujarat must remember that it’s an alcohol free state, and bringing liquor into the state from neighboring regions is a punishable offence. (more…)

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The Golden temple, Amritsar- treasure of India

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The Golden temple, Amritsar- treasure of India

The Golden Temple is a religious heritage of the country and is a shrine of the Sikhs. It is not only an important place for the followers of Sikhism, but is also an emblem of human equality and brotherhood. Irrespective of race, creed or cast everybody can seek religious fulfillment and spiritual solace here, without any hindrance. It forms a representation if a unique heritage, glory and identity of the Sikhs. Penning the outer and inner beauty, ideology and philosophy of this distinct heritage is indeed a difficult task; it’s a matter of experience rather than description. (more…)

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