In the lap of ‘Hungry Mountain’: Maithon

"Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves." This dam is one of the many which was built on the Damodar to tame it.This river was earlier known as 'Sorrow of Bengal' for the annual floods which were caused by it during the monsoon but not any more.The dam is built on … Continue reading In the lap of ‘Hungry Mountain’: Maithon

Poovar Backwater

I think you people know about Backwater. For long long years, rain water or waters from rivers or seas stores in a large low land. When it disconnects with the main water source like sea or river, it becomes Backwater. Basically it’s a large version of lake. There are many Back Waters in India. Poovar … Continue reading Poovar Backwater

Bodh Gaya- The Land of Nirvana

“I read; I travel; I become” ― Derek Walcott Bodh Gaya is a religious site and place of pilgrimage associated with the Mahabodhi Temple Complex in Gaya district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is famous as it is the place where Gautama Buddha is said to have obtained Enlightenment under what became known … Continue reading Bodh Gaya- The Land of Nirvana

Vivekananda Rock Memorial- Sunrise View

 “Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” Vivekanada Rock Memorial is a popular tourist monument in Vavathurai, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India. It was built in 1970 in honor of Swami Vivekananda who is said to have attained enlightenment on the rock. According to local legends, it was on this rock that Goddess Kumari … Continue reading Vivekananda Rock Memorial- Sunrise View