MANDAWA

The ‘Open Air Museum’ In 12 Hours We had been to Churu earlier. When we were drawing up our itinerary for the Rajasthan road trip, we knew we had to include another Shekhawati town. Mandawa was our fourth & last destination. We left our Jodhpur hotel after breakfast. Jodhpur to Mandawa was close to 330Continue reading “MANDAWA”

Ranakpur

A Halt at The Ranakpur Jain Temple On our Udaipur to Jodhpur stretch of the Rajasthan road trip, Ranakpur (94 KMS from Udaipur) was a halt that had to be made. P had been here earlier; there was no way N could not see the marvel that the Jain Temple was. A photo-log from ourContinue reading “Ranakpur”

Buddham Saranam Gacchami

A half-day excursion to Sarnath “Buddham Saranam Gacchami. Dhammam Saranam Gacchami. Sangham Saranam Gacchami.” (“I go to the Buddha for refuge. I go to the Dhamma for refuge. I go to the Sangha for refuge.”) We have been drawn towards Buddhism for a long time now. As we visited places like Bhutan, Ladakh & Spiti,Continue reading “Buddham Saranam Gacchami”

My Gangtok Chronicle – Chapter 6

I’d expected more grandeur from one so famous.

My Gangtok Chronicle – Chapter 5

any sight different from the usual is worth seeing…

My Gangtok Chronicle – Chapter 4

Faith surely makes us do unimaginable things!