The adjacent Bari Masjid built during 13th century is a specimen of the typical brick style of Bengal. It is a long low building measuring 70.41 m by 12.80 m having three aisles, with 21 door openings in front and 3 on the sides. Its roof has 63 small domes over brick arches resting on stone pillars of hindu design.Read More
It is the classical Indian story . A tale told by Gods and demons, filled with kings and queens, replete with curses and boons….Read More
27th Jan 2007 – In the morning we saw the captivating frescoes in the open art gallery of Nawalgarh. After that we decided to…Read More
The Shekhawati region named after Rao Shekhaji (1433-1488) is known with many adjectives – ‘Land of Kuber’ (the Hindu Lord of wealth); Land of…Read More
Unfortunately ‘Teli ka Mandir’ and ‘Saas-Bahu’ temple, both these majestic temples are ‘monuments’ !
How tranquil it would be to hear the entrance bell ringing melodically, to breath in the combined fragrance of flowers and oil lamps and incense sticks, to see the hustle bustle of devoted feet and folded hands, and to submit to the rhythm of ancient chants echoing from the corridors!
After spending time over there, we headed in a steep path downhill (thanks to the knowledge of our taxi driver), and visited a Devi’s temple in the valley below (and there was almost nobody there except for a couple of locals); we rounded off the first day by visiting the war memorial, setup to honor the armed forces.Read More
Whats the Prograaaaaaam?? Its been long time since I wanted to write abt this. Finally I get the chance. This is about a visit…Read More
The trip: We Planned this trip to Shekhawati region with friend Anirudh & his family. The first choice was to travel by public transport….Read More
After entering the temple, we took a long walk on the main causeway to the entrance tower. I could see the curved inscriptions on the wall that tell a tale of a near thousand-year-old history.Read More
Jaipur, the Pink City. Its at an arm’s distance from Delhi courtesy wide-n-quick NH8 and the toll road, even though it charges a bomb…Read More
Recently, our Taj Mahal got into the new seven wonders of the world, and I am sure it was the single most voted entry…Read More
Wondering what I am upto this time ?? Well, this is about a much talked about, less visited place. Its a world-renowned place, recognised…Read More