Brahma Kamal, the flower from the Land of Gods

Brahma Kamal is known as the ‘Flower of Gods’ and is found in the ‘Land of Gods’. Where is this ‘Land of Gods’? I am sure you have guessed it right. The State of Uttarakhand in India is called Dev Bhumi, meaning ‘Land of Gods’ and Brahma Kamal is the State Flower of Uttarakhand. So, … Read more

Tunganath Temple, The Highest of the Panch Kedar Temples

Tunganath Temple in Uttarakhand, India, stands at 12070 feet above sea level. Did you know that it is one of world’s highest Shiva Temples? After Nepal’s Muktinath Temple at 12467 feet, comes Tunganath which is the third of the five Panch Kedar Temples and is the highest among them. In spite of being the highest, … Read more

An Evening in Chamoli

This story, ‘An Evening in Chamoli’ has been published in the book called ‘Magnificent Pearl’ by I am sharing the story below. The Story: An Evening in Chamoli I could feel tremors. I rushed through the hilly pine forest back to the main road but my car was no longer there. It was dusk … Read more

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple near Rishikesh

Many tourists visit the Himalayan city of Rishikesh. They enjoy activities like camping by the Ganges, yoga and meditation and water adventure sports. Pilgrims also visit Rishikesh on their way to the Char Dham Yatra of Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand is a land of myths and mythologies. Exceptional stories from our Puranas are kept alive in every … Read more