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  • Konark Surya Temple
    Nov 09 2015

    Konark Sun Temple – The abode of the mighty Sun God

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    How amazing is it that an entire majestic temple is dedicated to the Sun God? And the temple is, in all senses, one of the most royal and imposing examples of ancient architecture in India. The name Konark originates from the Sanskrit words Kona, meaning corner, and Arka, meaning Sun. The Konark Sun Temple in […]

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  • Jammu Kashmir
    Oct 19 2015

    JK Tourism participates in India Travel Mart 2015

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    The Jammu and Kashmir tourism department participated in the 3-day India Travel Mart 2015 in Lucknow to promote pilgrimage tourism in the state. The team also organized a road-show during the event to promote all the travel and tourism products offered by Jammu and Kashmir, particularly pilgrimage tourism. The team was led by Special Secretary […]

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  • Paradesi Synagogue
    Oct 12 2015

    Synagogues in India – A quick guide to the Paradesi Synagogue

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    India is the land where all major religions co-exist and thrive. Since time immemorial, the people of India have helped grow and strengthen myriad different religions and faiths, thus helping create innumerable cultural identities that have made the country as diverse as it is today. Some of the world’s major religions have taken strong roots […]

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  • Mount Mary Church
    Oct 02 2015

    Mount Mary Church – A suburban surprise

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    More commonly known as Mount Mary Church, The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, is a Roman Catholic Basilica located in the suburbs of Bandra. Most people would know Mount Mary for its delightful fair, known as the Bandra Fair. Visited by thousands of people every year, the Bandra Fair takes place after the […]

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  • Ganpatipule
    Sep 07 2015

    Ganpatipule – The abode of the modak-loving God

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    Flaunting spectacular blue waters and a long stretch of sun-kissed sand, Ganpatipule is not just another religious destination. It is also a popular holiday destination for its bountiful nature and relaxed atmosphere. This little beach-town is located in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra with Chiplun to its north. Along with its gorgeous beach, Ganpatipule is known for its grand Ganpati […]

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  • Lord Amarnath
    Jul 24 2015

    Amarnath temple – The mighty shrine of a mighty God

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    There aren’t many who aren’t aware of the larger than life Amarnath Yatra that takes place in the beautiful snowy mountains of Jammu and Kashmir. The Amarnath temple is situated in a cave at an altitude of 12,756 ft some distance away from Srinagar and can be reached through Pahalgam. What captures the imagination, curiosity […]

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  • Ajmer Sharif
    Jul 06 2015

    Ajmer Sharif – Where spirituality and mysticism come together

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    It is said that whoever visits this Dargah and prays with true faith will free their soul of all burdens. Such is the faith and belief that devotees have in this hallowed shrine. Ajmer Sharif or Dargah Sharif is the shrine of the Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti, located in Ajmer, Rajasthan. It has the grave […]

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  • Kumbh Mela
    Jul 03 2015

    Top 5 reasons to attend the Kumbh Mela 2015

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    How exciting would it be to experience the world’s largest religious gathering first-hand? It’s a matter of great pride that this religious gathering is held in India, and that people from all over the world flock here to be a part of it. What are we talking about, you ask? We’re talking about the Kumbh […]

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