‘Idolization’. It’s remarkable how this word, initially, perhaps centuries ago was only just confined to expression of devotion for the Higher Power. Cut to a complicated world of the 21st century where there is no dearth of idolized entities- you name it. Movie stars, sports personalities and a great Indian…

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most important Hindi Festival. This festival is celebrated in the honor of Lord Ganesh- an elephant head God who is a symbol of wisdom, prosperity and good luck. He is son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi. Lord Ganesha is also worshipped in Thailand,…

Belum Caves : The second largest cave in Indian subcontinent and the longest caves in plains of Indian Subcontinent, known for its stalactite and stalagmite formations. Quoted from http://www.belumcaves.com/, this line was enough of a booster for me to plan a trip to the majestic belum caves. Belum caves are located around 301…

At the age of 6, Amjad Ali Khan gave his first recital of Sarod. Since, then it has been nearly 70 years and there has been no looking back. Mr. Khan belongs to Bangash lineage which is credited with the facilitating the survival and evolution of this beautiful instrument. He…

The nature works in mysterious ways. It manifests itself in such pristine forms that evoke several thoughts in the mind of the observer. Howsoever bedazzling be the nature, there are some unexplained and yet unexplored phenomenon which are mind blowing. There are many such instances of devotion scratching out the scientific…

Man has always shared a love-hate relationship with nature. While hate has thrived on the perceived ‘wilderness’ impediment to the progress of civilization, love has blossomed primarily on awe-inspiring beauty and benevolence. Mount Kailash is one of the many gems borne by Nature that has found its way to the…

To the world, the Siachen Glacier is the highest and the coldest battlefield located on the Eastern Karakoram Ranges at an average height of 20,000 feet. Zoom in to the Great Rivals of Asia, and you would discover that raw facts here, turn into a rich tale of parallels- a…