Of many marvels situated in Archeological Park, Mehrauli; a neighborhood in South West Delhi district just a few kms away from the famous Qutub Minar; Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb is one of a kind. Built during the years 1528 – 29, this monument’s architecture was decorated with marble embellishments. The design of the mosque, … Continue reading The Legend of Jamali-Kamali
Happy February!! The month of February is a treasured one, the weather, the heavens, the lovely feeling is overwhelming. This 7th we celebrate our 7th wedding anniversary, and I’m not able to find enough apt words to describe how happy I am!! Though Ashish and I have been together for more than a decade now, … Continue reading Beloved Februa
Miles and miles of incessant desert, a land of shifting sand dunes and infinite stories! That’s Thar – The Great Indian Desert. The Thar Desert is a large arid region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent that covers an area of 200,000 kms. The world's 18th largest desert forms a natural boundary between … Continue reading The Camels of Thar, Rajasthan
The first story in this series was published few days ago and can be read here - Best of Spiti - In Pictures. The origin of ‘Mani Stones’ is as ancient as Buddhism. Buddhists began to mark stones with symbols, phrases and mantras as a means to express their faith for deities and spread positivity. … Continue reading Best of Spiti – Mani Stones
The inviting roads, the terrain, the landscapes and topography....... Making up our minds for doing the 11 days road trip with a little baby was not easy at all. It was the first time ever that we were so anxious about our ‘Travel’ plans!! Post baby, the lifestyle changed every bit and traveling together (particularly … Continue reading Best of Spiti – In Pictures
This week's WPC theme is - Windows!! I have been reminiscing about this for a long time and was about to do a post. So, I'm glad that it is the theme for the week 🙂 where I can share my pictures reflecting the world through windows, the world that keeps changing. The only constant … Continue reading Of Windows and Travel!
Portrait Photography is one of my favorite forms, it has so much potential for experimentation and the way it adds personality to a picture is just incredible. I'm glad to share some of the charmingly endearing 'Portraits' from the family 🙂 Beginning with the newest, dearest and cutest ! The Love of a … Continue reading Special Feature – The Portraits
Art is that powerful form of expression that knows no boundaries, no geographies and no limitations!! The Art of ‘Marble Inlay’ originates from the Mughal Inlay Art and blossomed beautifully in the age of Mughal Empire. The Marble Inlay Art is indigenously identified as ‘Pachchikari’ or ‘Parchinkari’. It implies the delicate and exquisite process where … Continue reading The Art of Marble Inlay
A photo tour of the Chindi Mata Temple located in Chindi, Karsog Valley, Himachal ! 'Humanity is the only religion', he always tells me. He doesn't stop anyone from Idol worship though opines when sees people around following irrational traditions; try and force him to be a part of something similar and you are in … Continue reading The Divine Abode of ‘Goddess Chindi’
Last week I shared an engaging post about the offbeat treasure near Delhi - Renukaji, The Blessed Waters and Heavenly Charm In continuation with the topic, here's how you can plan your day at Renukaji, the activities you can do and get the most out of it 🙂 The most popular one - Boating : … Continue reading Seven Things must do at Renukaji!