Temple, Travel-India / 02.11.2016

Leh Palace is a beautiful cliff monastery which stands tall and magnificent while looking from Shanti Stupa. We got to explore this striking fortification during our last few hours of stay at Leh as we decided to take a walk to this place on a cold windy morning. It was initially difficult to locate the base steps to the palace for two reasons: one, the lanes in the Leh town are a bit narrow and two, there was a lot of hustle of people. Managing to climb a couple of steps and navigating through the dark caves between the lanes,...

Temple, Travel-India / 11.10.2016

Kulasekarapattinam, a remote village located in Tuticorin district used to operate as a minor port for trading with neighboring Sri Lanka is the place where Mutharamman temple resides and it is known for grand Dussehra festival in India. This festival starts with flag hosting, following by various rituals and concludes with Soorasamharam on the 10th day. People from various parts of Tamil Nadu thronged the temple to offer special prayers. On last day, Soorasamharam which symbolizes the victory of good over evil, the highlight of 10 days festival, is performed at the beach. The Devotees who perform fasting for 41 days, dress...

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