In a small corner of what was once a mighty port 5000 years back- Lothal, stands a temple dedicated to the ‘Goddess of the Sea’.
The tragic story of Habba Khatoon, or ‘Zoon’, one of the greatest poets of Kashmir isn’t very widely known. But her ballads are sung in the valley even today, 400 years after her death!
The quaint, sleepy little seaside town is much more than a weekend getaway. It is steeped in history. Harsunit weaves together the stories that make Alibaug.
On the coast of Tamil Nadu lies the second largest fort the Danish ever built. It is fascinating, how this little piece of Scandinavia landed on a sultry, tropical village in India!
Ambika Jayakumar, a young architect, goes on a backpacking adventure to Hampi, the former capital of the Vijaynagara empire.
Think ‘terracotta’ and the famous Terracotta army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang of China comes to mind. But did you know there is a whole temple complex made of terracotta in Bishnupur, West Bengal?
There is nothing like a good filter coffee to give you a start in the morning, but you’d be amazed that the South Indian coffee that so many of us relish, has such a great story behind it!
The Hauz Khas, holds a very special place in history!
The photo of a Naga Sanyasi at Kumbh Mela is a stereotypical image. But few realise that there was a time when kings turned to them for help and over time they adopted different roles as monks, warriors , bankers and even rajas!
Worshipped as the god of ‘Auspicious Starts’ and
‘Remover of Obstacles’, idols of Hindu god Ganesha adorn homes, offices
and even cars. But which is the oldest dateable sculpture of Ganesha in India?
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