100 Stories of India

100 Stories of IndiaMadhya PradeshOrchha

Orchha – a treasure house of stories

It’s not every day that you get to stay in a palace but here I am sleeping in one of ...
100 Stories of IndiaJainismMaduraiTamil Nadu

Climbing Samanar Hills in Madurai for a slice of history

A few years ago, I had attended a course on Jainism in South India, primarily in Tamil Nadu and I ...
100 Stories of IndiaMaduraiTamil Nadu

Thirumalai Nayak Mahal – a 17th century palace in Madurai

An old lady, looking very graceful with silvery strands of hair matching the silver anklets she was carrying in her ...
100 Stories of IndiaKeralaTripunithura

In a lost royal town called Tripunithura in Kerala

It had been a rather uneventful journey from Kochi to Thrippunithura or Tripunithura in Kerala. As I pottered around, I ...
100 Stories of IndiaLonavalaMaharashtra

Time travel 2000 years ago to Karla Bhaja Caves of ...

Imagine for a moment that you are a time traveller.  It is over 2000 years ago and we are at ...
100 Stories of IndiaIndiaOrissa

Diamond Triangle of Odisha – Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri, Udaygiri

Diamond Triangle of Odisha – The Buddhist Triangle On a pleasant wind swept morning, I followed the footsteps of the ...