Driving nature away

Driving nature away.
Again one of my favourite pictures, not photographically though.

I love the way nature is trying to engulf us in its beauty and still some of us try to fight it away with as small as a mobile phone. 😀

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Sunset at Ganapatipule

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The year that was.. 2009

The year 2009 is gone. It was satisfying as far as travel is concerned. Except for one or two, all places were new to me. Not many to count but observed and learnt a lot during the course.
And all these trips were personal trips, not work related.

It was Ratnagiri and Ganapatipule to begin with. Temples, forts and beaches greeted us with stories of their own.


Then it was Bangaluru. solo trip. Somehow I felt more uncomfortable in going … Read the rest

Parikrama at Ganapati Temple

The Hindu worshipers generally take a round (Parikrama) of a temple to conclude their puja (worshipping). Generally it happens within the temple compound.
But Ganapati temple at Ganapatipule has something more to offer. One of them is the parikrama (circular) path which is especially made for this purpose. It surrounds the temple and a small hillock belonging to temple complex. The temple itself is not very big.

The Parikrama path is more than 2 Kms long but the most important thing which very few people know about it, … Read the rest

Shortcut to reach God

In India if you do not have time to enter a temple for a one-o-one chat with the God, then you can very well request His assistant or attendant by whispering your messages in his ears. You are rest assured, your messages will be conveyed to the God.

Yes, when there is a long queue to meet God and you are short on time, you can bribe His assistant !

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The Year That Was

Another year. Another set of to-dos. And a time to take stock… Don’t frown for this late post, we are still in January month. 🙂

Year 2008 was a good year in terms of travel for me. I managed to balance between my work related and personal travels. All the trips were short since now I don’t go on long term trips.
In the year 2008 I have been to a few places abroad (USA & Europe) and in India. I am yet to write about my foreign trips mostly because I hardly get to see a newer … Read the rest