Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal ~ Reflections on devotion & death

  History : One of the UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in Nepal, this temple is a major religious attraction of Kathmandu. The temple is dedicated to Lord Pashupati (literally meaning ‘Lord of all animals’), one of the avatars of Lord Shiva. It is the oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu with its existence dating back to… Continue reading Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal ~ Reflections on devotion & death

The Heritage City of Nepal – Bhaktapur

Quick Facts: Location Name : Bhaktapur Other Name(s) : Bhadgaon or Khwopa Location Coordinates : 27.6722° N, 85.4278° E Country : Nepal (Asia) Distance from the capital : 12 km east of Kathmandu Entrance Fee : USD 15$ for foreigners and 500NRS for SAARC nations Famous for : Juju Dhau (King Curd), Pottery, Handicrafts, Newari… Continue reading The Heritage City of Nepal – Bhaktapur

The time-proof hard copies of wisdom

And the words were etched on the stones to survive through generations…on the time-proof hard copies!

Rock-cut temples Masroor (H.P. India)

Some Quick Facts: Name of Location : Masroor (Nagrota Suriyan)in District Kangra Other name(s) : Ekasham Shailkritya Mandir Samooh Distance from Kangra : 38 km Driving directions : From Gaggal, follow the Nagrota- Surian link road to reach Masroor. The co-ordinates of the place are : 32°4′22″N 76°8′14″E. Best time to visit : Between March and… Continue reading Rock-cut temples Masroor (H.P. India)

Mindrolling Monastery ~ Abode of Tranquility

Before we start, some quick facts :- Opening & Closing Time – 9am to 7 pm Entry Fee – Free and open to all Distance from Dehradun railway Station – 0.9 kms (approx. 4 mins) Local name – Tibetan Monastery Quick Driving Directions – Head north towards NH72A, then turn left onto NH72A, now make… Continue reading Mindrolling Monastery ~ Abode of Tranquility