Mayapur is a small town located on the bank of river Ganga, at the confluence of River Jalangi with River Ganga in West Bengal, India. It is about 130 km north of Kolkatta, at least 4 hrs drive from Kolkata airport. The main attraction of the town is Mayapur Dham, the world headquarters of ISKCON. … Continue reading Mayapurdham
Location of Somanathapura: It is about 35 km from Mysore, should take about 45 min. There are many KSRTC buses I guess. I had to find my way from Nanjangud, since I was staying in Nanjangudu. I took a bus from Nanjangudu to T. Narasipura. Tirumanakudalu Narasipura. From T Narasipura I took another KSRTC bus … Continue reading Somanathapura Temple near Mysore
I landed here by error. Plan was to visit a water fall near to Tambdi Surla Shri Mahadev Temple, after visiting Tambdi surla Temple. I had told the cab driver the same. He nodded with confidence. I took it on the face value. I did not cross check. Doodh Sagar water fall is another popular … Continue reading Doodh Sagar Water Fall, Goa
Goa is not just famous for its white sand beaches, but for beautiful Temples and Churches too. Many temples were relocated and rebuilt away from original places to a little interior places to protect from invading Portuguese authorities – I read wikipedia. Ramnathi, Shantadurga, Mahalaxmi and Mangeshi are some of the such famous Temples near … Continue reading Temples around Ponda, Goa.
Tambdi Surla Temple is a small but an ancient black stone sculptured temple. Tambdi Surla Shri Mahadev Temple is a differently built in terms of its architecture and the stones used compared to other famous Temples in Goa. Location : The temple is in a remote forest area in Bhagawan Mahaveer wild life sanctuary about … Continue reading Tambdi Surla Temple, Goa
I was in Goa on a weekend recently. Few days before the journey I had been exploring on net to find the places to visit during week end. I realised that I never visited lots of places though I stayed there for 17 long years. I zeroed in on Tambdi surla Temple, Tambdi Surla water … Continue reading Palolem and Agonda Beach Goa.
Worlds biggest handicraft show happens at Surajkund, in Haryana, 40 km from Gurgaon every year at around this time of the year. (This time from Feb 2nd to Feb 18th). There is a ten century old big open well, now no longer a well. All dried up, hence the name Suraj-kund. It is a huge … Continue reading Surajkund Mela, Full of vibrant colours.