What’s new today? The Story behind Ram Navami, Lord Rama and Sita

What is Ram Navami? If you are a traveller to India, you will find lots of temples celebrating Ram Navami today. Ram Navami is the birthday of Lord Rama or Ram who was an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. He was born more than 7, 000 years ago and is the role model of millions of Read more about What’s new today? The Story behind Ram Navami, Lord Rama and Sita[…]

What is the story of Udaipur?

  His arm raised in blind hate, Banbir stood poised to strike at the sleeping child.Panna sat lifeless, unable to do anything except cry silently, without tears.A gripping tale of Udaipur for people travelling to India and Udaipur.Mother’s Day special from India Travel Blog ! That fateful night, the House of Mewar was deep in Read more about What is the story of Udaipur?[…]

Bajirao Mastani- movie review, the lovers and the tragedy

The hauntingly beautiful story of Mastani, the queen of the most powerful King of India-Bajirao ;secrets untold ! I was always enamoured , since school days,of the powerful Bajirao, the Peshwa of the Maratha empire.But, I hadn’t heard much about his consort, Mastani. As the Mughal empire fell on bad times in the early 18th Read more about Bajirao Mastani- movie review, the lovers and the tragedy[…]

Who is the greatest Yogi ever?

Yogis are normally associated with people who have long beards, wear long flowing robes and having a tension free life. and performing various Yoga AsanasTrue? Not necessarily. Well , today, I am going to tell you the hauntingly beautiful story of the greatest yogi the world has ever seen- Lord Krishna. He was born this Read more about Who is the greatest Yogi ever?[…]

Hauntingly Beautiful-Red Fort in Delhi- Part  1

Last Sunday, I fulfilled a promise that I had made to myself- bringing alive , through images, the chequered history of the Red Fort of Delhi, India.  It is a hauntingly beautiful fort and unlike many such old castles spread throughout the world and India, is always bustling with tourists. Many travellers from United States, Read more about Hauntingly Beautiful-Red Fort in Delhi- Part  1[…]

The fascinating story of Kundar near Orchha

Orchha and Kundar- two gems of Madhya Pradesh Orchha is not just about palaces and the river close by. It is also about Kundar , the haunt of the valiant Chandelas and Bundelas. Don’t forget to include Kundar if you are planning a weekend trek to the ancient town of Orchha! Kundar is very near Read more about The fascinating story of Kundar near Orchha[…]

The Mughal-Persian stand off!

  The Mughal and the Persian- barbs back and forth!   India, for much of the 13th-18th century period was under the Slaves, Turks,Afghans and later on,the celebrated Mughals.   In 1526, Babur, a a descendant of Ghenghis Khan and Tamerlame or Timur, descended upon the Indian plains from his perch in Central Asia and Read more about The Mughal-Persian stand off![…]

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