#Indian Natural Wildlife Habitat : Its a #Catch-22 (Part 7) Chambal and Upper Gangetic Plains, Madhya Pradesh (Central India)
My POV / Photography : Nature and beyond

#Indian Natural Wildlife Habitat : Its a #Catch-22 (Part 7) Chambal and Upper Gangetic Plains, Madhya Pradesh (Central India)

 #Indian Natural Wildlife Habitat : Its a #Catch-22 Must see before they vanish Or Contribute towards their continued existence by staying away? Part 7 Chambal and Upper Gangetic Plains, Madhya Pradesh (Central India) What Makes It Special? Main attraction at Chambal sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh are fresh water dolphins, 21 Ft Crocodile, 18 Ft Gharial and Rare turtles. The Critically endangered Gharial … Continue reading

Hindu Temples : Some Interesting Questions about  Hinduism…(Part 7)
Culture and People / My POV

Hindu Temples : Some Interesting Questions about Hinduism…(Part 7)

Some Interesting Questions about  Hinduism…(Part 7) Largest Hindu Temple – Akshardhaam, Delhi Hindu Temples  Temple is a place of worship for followers of Hinduism. Basic characteristic of most Hindu Temples is the presence of Murtis (statues) of the Hindu deity to whom the temple is dedicated. They are usually dedicated to one primary deity, the … Continue reading

Culture and People

#Uttarakhand: Tourists will be evacuated, but what about the unfortunate local population?

#Uttarakhand – What about the unfortunate non-tourists? When the sudden fury of nature descended on the Himalayan mountains last week, thousands got caught in the middle, completely unprepared for the cloud burst and extremely high amount of rains, which continued to hammer the region for days. There are still a large number of people waiting … Continue reading

Ramganga River – Thal and Birthi Waterfall – Munsiyari : Pithoragarh Uttarakhand
Photography : Nature and beyond

Ramganga River – Thal and Birthi Waterfall – Munsiyari : Pithoragarh Uttarakhand

  I have to confess that both Abha and me are  die-hard lover of Himalayas, Kabir is becoming one and hopefully Meera too would come her fear of motion sickness in the mountains one day. The beauty of Himalayan mountain is something which never fails to ignite excitement in me. Maybe I am biased because my ancestors are from this region. But it drives … Continue reading

#Ganga… much more than just a river for Billion+ Indians : Haridwar May 2012
Photography : Nature and beyond

#Ganga… much more than just a river for Billion+ Indians : Haridwar May 2012

Ganga – one of the greatest river of the world. A river which is both a source & a living symbol of Indian civilization.  These pictures were taken during our recent trip to the North Indian cities of Rishikesh & Haridwar, in the Uttarakhand state of India. From time immemorial it has been the holy river … Continue reading

Rishikesh, Haridwar, Uttarakhand (May 2012) : Spectacular views, Meditation and The Beatles
Photography : Nature and beyond

Rishikesh, Haridwar, Uttarakhand (May 2012) : Spectacular views, Meditation and The Beatles

Lakshman Jhula – the Suspension Bridge  What do you get when you add up  Spectacular views of Ganga (Ganges) river touching down on plains from the mountains, authentic Hindu Spiritualism, Meditation turned into a pop culture reference, Music and humongous crowd of people (both Indian and foreigners), monkeys, cows and dogs?   Its called Rishikesh… … Continue reading