Uttar Pradesh

Uttar PradeshVaranasi

Beyond ghats and gullies – Places to visit near Varanasi

Rocks and ravines, canyons and cliffs, waterfalls and valleys, forts and stupas, pre-historic art, and artisans – there are so ...
Uttar PradeshVaranasi

Subah E Banaras is a divine emotion

Subah E Benaras is an emotion, a soulful immersive experience that allows you to feel the timelessness of this eternal ...
Uttar PradeshVaranasi

Ghats of Varanasi – a photo essay

¬†“Banaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of ...
Ayodhya

The Ramayana trail – A day in Ayodhya

You almost feel like you are walking into a chapter of the Ramayana when you enter Ayodhya . To be ...
Kumbh MelaNaga Sadhuspeople storiesPrayagrajUttar Pradesh

The Sadhus and Naga Sadhus of Prayag Kumbh – A ...

There are Sadhus and Sadhus and then there are the Naga Sadhus. They are quirky, dramatic, volatile, intimidating, and are ...
Kumbh MelaPrayagraj

My tryst with spirituality in the Prayag Kumbh 2019

I was one of the many crores (millions) of people who headed to the Prayag Kumbh 2019 – which was ...