India’s Temple of Rats at Deshnoke

India’s  Temple of Rats at Deshnoke

Thirty Kilometres from Bikaner in Rajasthan, the village of Deshnoke, is famous for the Temple of rats. Rajasthan is a colourful place not just for its traditional costumes, but also for its temples, palaces and above all its people. For a first time visitor, the customs of this temple may seem rather bizarre, but they […]

Kailasa Temple – The greatest Man made structure in India

Kailasa Temple – The greatest Man made structure in India

In this series of articles, we are introducing some of the unusual places and incidents that define India. Beyond the nasty politicians and a highly corrupt administrative system, there is something that draws the world towards this great nation. For the western world, Taj Mahal represents India. The majestic mausoleum built by Mugal King Shahjahan […]

Kuldhara – India’s Cursed Village

Kuldhara  – India’s Cursed Village

India is a mystery for many, but Kuldhara a remote village in the state of Rajasthan is a mystery for all. The ruins of Kuldhara exhibit the architectural, excellence of those times, which was buried under dunes till recently. What happened to the people of Kuldhara is intriguing and remains clueless even today. Two hundred […]

Shani Shingnapur, the village of open houses

Shani Shingnapur, the village of open houses

In this series of articles, we are introducing some of the unusual places and incidents that define India. Beyond the nasty politicians and a highly corrupt administrative system, there is something that draws the world towards this great nation. Shani Shignapur, the village of open houses Shani Shingnapur, a village located at Ahmednagar District of […]