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India is an amazing country for exploring with extraordinary beauty, deep-rooted cultural heritage, rich history, and varied religious beliefs, complemented by a vast population that is friendly and welcoming. It is the 7th largest country in the world which is gifted with 29 states and its culture and tradition vary from one state to another. […]

Here comes the most awaited grand festival of Athi Varadhar utsav, which happens once in every forty years. We all knew that “The city of Silk” Kanchipuram is world renowned for its pure rich silk sarees, yet another feather in the hat of Kanchipuram is this 2000 years old Athi Varathar temple. Varadharaja Perumal Temple […]

Famous for its annual “Ratha Yatra”, Puri Jagannath Temple is yet another mystery-draped ancient monument. The word “Juggernaut” in English was derived from the Hindi word, “Jagannath”. It means a colossal structure which crushes anything coming its way. It is rumored (may be a truth) that ardent devotees of Jagannath (Lord Vishnu) could have sacrificed […]

Shirdi, the dream destination for most of the spiritual seekers and a divine centre with stack of surprises for the global travellers. Shirdi has the astounding spiritual significance, being the abode of the saint Saibaba and lakhs of people believe him to be a man turned God making miracles in their lives. There have been […]

India has something to offer for every tourist visiting the country. The clad mountains, vast desserts, lush green meadows, dense woods attract the global travellers besides the magnificent temples, palaces and forts. Finding out a little about this huge country is found to be worthwhile by many travellers aspiring to visit India. India, which has […]

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The Alchemy of South India – A Divine Blend From caves with accurate evidence of Neolithic people to man-made temples confusing archaeologists, historians, architecture experts, and renowned artists for centuries, Tamil Nadu and Kerala have an impossible level of exclusivity which feels like entering two different countries although they are two closely glued states. The […]

Turbulently Smooth Hands at Work – The Art of Kolam   Although a cosmopolitan atmosphere is widespread in most of the bustling cities of South Indian places like Tamil Nadu and Kerala haven’t lost the traditional touch. Women dolled up in sarees express their soulful cravings, happiness, dreams, visuals, and random thoughts in “Kolam”. Thumbs […]

The Great Living Temples of Cholas Airavatesvara temple shaped like a chariot in Darasuam was built by RajaRaja Chola II in the 12th century. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the temple boasts off the architectural precision of the Chola dynasty. Carvings of “Yali” having the trunk of an elephant, head of a lion, body […]

The only festival in Asia with all the participants as Transgenders takes place in Tamil Nadu, the South Indian state. Lasting for eighteen days during the Tamil months Panguni and Chithirai, that is between April – May, this unique Koothandavar festival is celebrated in a pomp manner. Koovagam, the small village near Vizhuppuram in the […]

Do you want to be a part of the world’s one of the longest festivals, lasting for about a month, packed with cultural and social extravaganza? Then, plan a visit to the ancient city Madurai, in the South Indian state Tamil Nadu. The city is also acclaimed as the Sleepless City.   The entire city […]