Asia Archive

Madurai- When Gods Visited Earth

When in India, be sure to be greeted with a lot of folded hands and temple worship. The temples in India are famous for their ancient form of architecture. This is the grandeur that one witnesses at Madurai in South India. Madurai is synonymous with the presiding deity here Goddess Meenakshi. The River Vaigai gurgles along Madurai, the land of culture and art. Existing from as far as 550 AD, this was the capital of the Indian Pandyan kings. (more…)

Cornered Religiously on all four sides – Char Dham

Do you want to be surrounded by God? Do you want to feel surreal anywhere in this world? Then just pack your bags and head towards Char Dham, the ultimate yatra or journey for any pilgrim or devotee in this part of India. (more…)

“Sun”ning Glory? Konark Sun Temple

In the 13th century, in India was built a great Pagoda – The Black Pagoda. This went on to become one of the major pilgrim destinations for Indians. Today popularly known as the Konark Sun Temple, this monumental excellence made of ferrugious sandstone and oxidized stone was the masterpiece of King Narsimhadeva I who belonged to the Eastern Ganga dynasty. (more…)

Elephantine tales from Thekkady

Want to feel closer to Nature and feel the freshness of the natural surroundings? Want to hear the roar of the wild elephants and see them like you could touch them? Seems too good to believe? NO, right here in our own country India in the heart of the wilderness in the forests of Southern India lies a land called Thekkady. Approachable from Cochin the city in South Indian in Kerala, this pristine land of green expanse in the best attraction in a Kerala tour.

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