Showing posts with label Culture. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Culture. Show all posts
Discover India
India is a beautiful platform for tourists, which is always open for your warm welcome with its rich culture and traditions. Everything is real, natural and pure filled with an exciting colors, energy and magical fragrances. Discovery of India means, you closely witness the universe into your palm.

Visit to India & pay honor to this rich culture -

The historical landmarks, innocent people and cozy atmosphere are the major features through which India always pays gratitude to every visitor's expectation. I don't have the words to specific which one is the most delightful part of the India. But, its surety that it will an unbelievable experience, whether it is in terms of heritage, culture, beautiful attractions, colorful festivals or special delicacies.

Feel closer to the unparalleled traditions -

Have you feel that you have every value regarding your life and you give same talent to your next generation, then take a stop among deep and unparalleled traditions of India. This unique quality offers a kind heart to Indians along with their tremendous respect for their elders and affection for younger ones. You can self find a family values in every Indian home with their fun, joy and gathering on every festival or special day. This dream like reality is a gift to the land of India.

Satisfy your curiosity to get a real mean of life -

India is a place which has a lot to serve according to your taste. If you want to escape from your world and want to get entered in a couple of moments which are fully filled with excitement, adventure along a real taste of peace & tranquility then you are at right place. India is a place which provides you a 'real mean of this life' in an every small fact whether you are an art lover or nature appreciator.

Reach to the depth of Indian roots -

You'll get every term in the unique sense whether you need a slow and traditional touch, then explore Rural India or want to catch the pace then Metropolitan Cities are waiting for you. Simply, forget all the things and get ready to feel the voice of your soul here. Indian music, Ayurveda and Spirituality are the effortless ways to immerse in a life of joy and harmony. Even the Satsang, Bhajans and meditation has the magical values to get rid of negative thoughts, stress, restlessness and entire worries of life. Visit India and stay closer to your actual roots.

Diversity in rich varieties of food and attire -

India has a great specialty in the terms of food variety or can say such a huge number that you can't find anywhere in the world. Every state has its amazed list among such a variety of food items. Similarly, you can see such a variety in dressing styles. The major example is in Indian Temples, where one can witness the beautiful dress up and ornamental decoration of idols. It is a part of past practice which provides quality to rich Indian traditions.

Discover India – Introduction

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Angkor Wat - Combodia
Known to the world as the famous Tomb Raider temple, this 12th century architectural marvel in Cambodia, an Asian continent, attracts as much as 50% of the tourists to the country. The Angkor Wat which once used to be a Hindu temple has been converted to a Buddhist place of worship, and with all the sculpted oddities and eye-catching claystone build proves to be an attraction not to be missed. An insight into this architectural wonder is what this blog is intended for. Let's have a look.
Tomb Raider Temple
  • As stated earlier, as many as 50% of the entire tourists to Cambodia come to the country solely for the purpose of visiting the Angkor Wat.
  • The Angkor Wat is printed in the national flag of Cambodia. The Cambodians take pride in the fact that they have such an wonderful heritage to give to the world.
  • Want to see Khmer architecture? Nothing else can be a better example than the Angkor Wat which is a classical style monument of the same.
  • The temple has been built to represent Mount Meru, the home of the Hindu Mythology lord of Brahma and the demi-god devtas.
  • As opposed to other temples in the region, the Angkor Wat is aligned to the west, contrary to the traditional process of east-alignment. The Angkor Wat faces sunset instead of sunrise, and the sun reciprocated by adding to its beauty in the evening.
Angkor Wat Temple
  • Angkor Wat was known as Pisnulok until the 16th century and was later renamed to its present name. Pisnulok was the official title of Khmer king Suryavarman II, who posthumously enjoys the reputation of building it.
  • The temple was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 1992 to mark its recognition of playing an important part in both Hinduism and Buddhism.
  • The decorations on the walls of the temple have a uniquely Hindu story telling characteristics. They have fables and myths pictures that tell of the temple's origin in Hindu religion.
  • The site receives more than 2 million visitors annually for a reason - It ebbs an aura of divinity that can only be found in Incan and Mayan holy shrines.
Angkor Wat-UNESCO World Heritage Site

Angkor Wat- Things That You Should Know About This Iconic Temple

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A philosophy and value well ahead of time when it was founded over 500 years, Sikhism is a religion practiced and followed by millions of people all across the globe. The timeless and divine teaching of Sikhism has given a new perspective to many wanderers all across the world.

Sikh Turban

A Way of Life
Sikhism is based on truth, faith, believe, social justice, equality, value based living and abandon superstitions & blind rituals.

Sikh Gurus

Sikhism is a way of life and the five Takhts (Panj Takht) (basically 5 important Gurudwaras of Sikhism) are held in very high esteem in Sikhism.

Five takhts of Sikhism

In Sikhism, guru is called Sachcha Patshah (true King) and his gaddi (spiritual seat) Takht.

Guru Granth Sahib

Of all the Takhts ‘Akal Takht’ (the throne of the timeless God) situated just opposite the gate of Harmandar Sahib - The Golden Temple, Amritsar is the most important and was established by Guru Hargobind in 1609.

Gurudwara Langar

The main line of thought behind its establishment was that matter regarding military and political policy should be discussed here..

Five Kakars of Sikhs

Which were held in Golden Temple earlier, meant for worship of God.

Five Takht’s

Sri Akal Takht Sahib

Sri Akal Takht Sahib

Part of the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar, Punjab Sri Akal Takht literally means Eternal throne. Situated opposite to the Harmandir Sahib, Akal Takht was instituted with a special purpose.

Golden Temple

While the Golden Temple stands for special guidance the Akal Takht symbolizes justice and temporal activity.

Diwali at Golden Temple

During the eighteen century when Sikhs were indulged in a guerrilla war in the forests, they used to gather at Akal Takhts during special occasions like Diwali and Baisakhi. Oldest of all the Takht, the Akal Takht is the supreme seat of power.

Takht Sri Damdama Sahib

Takht Sri Damdama Sahib

Situated in the picturesque village of Talwandi Sabo near Bhatinda, Takht Sri Damdama Sahib is a place of great virtue.

Damdama Sahib

In 1705, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji compiled final edition of Guru Granth Sahib also known as the Damdama Sahib Bir- Spiritual scripture of Sikhs, who stayed in Talwandi Sabo for approximately a year.

Takht Sri Damdama Sahib - Bhatinda

This place holds a special place in every Sikh’s heart.

Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib

Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib

Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib is situated at Anandpur Sahib in Punjab and is recognized as a birthplace of the Khalsa.

Gatka Sikh Martial Art

Many historical relics of Sri Guru Gobind Singh were associated with Sri Keshgarh Sahib.

Anandpur Sahib in Punjab

Guru Gobind Singh founded Khalsa in 1699.

Takht Sri Hazur Sahib

Takht Sri Hazur Sahib

One of the most important Sikh pilgrimage, Takht Sri Hazur Sahib is situated on the bank of the river Godavari, Maharashtra. Famed by the name of Sri Gurudwara Langar Sahib, it is the place where Guru Gobind Singh took his last breath.

Takht Sri Hazur Sahib - Maharashtra

The inner room of the Gurudwara is called Angitha Sahib and it is built over the place where Guru Gobind Singh was cremated in 1708.

Takht Sri Patna Sahib

Takht Sri Patna Sahib

Situated in Patna, Capital of Bihar Takht Sri Patna Sahib (Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib, Patna) enjoys the privilege of being the birthplace of tenth Guru Gobind Singh.

Patna Sahib

He was born here in 1666 and spent his early childhood here.


Guru Nanak and Guru Tegh Bahadur honored this sacred place by visiting it at different points of time.

Five takhts of Sikhism

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Dance like mad, splash colors or play with fire, festivals are great way to know about any country’s culture, tradition and custom. The thrill and excitement associated with festival’s can transform any person into free minded spirit. Quite different from routine travels, festival travel is a life changing experience which let you to come out of your cocoons and helps you to discover a new person in you.

Happy People

They are always meant to rejoice your souls, creativity and look beyond your prejudice.

Snow & Ice Festival- Harbin, China

Harbin Ice Festival

If you can tolerate the bone chilling cold, then you should definitely head to the Harbin Snow & Ice festival.

Snow Sculptures

Feast your eyes with exquisite ice and snow moulded into the fine masterpieces decorated with lights and lasers, carving towering over 20 feet in height.

Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival 2015

Contestants all across the world come here to exhibit the craft of making beautiful sculpture out of ice and snow.

Ice Festival 2015

Organized every year from 5 January to 5 February, it has become the china’s one of the most sought out festival.

Holi- Festival of colors, India

Vrindavan Holi 2015

Whether you’re a kid, teenager or a grown up, I can bet that you will definitely gonna love this festive; such is the charm of Holi.

Holi Festival India

Splash color, beat drums, shake a leg with friends, get drenched and sing songs, celebrating Holi is pure fun.

Holi Festival Dog

Mostly celebrated in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and other Hindu regions, it usually falls in the month of March and April.

Cascamorras- Baza, Spain

Cascamorras Baza Spain

Get dirty! Take off your expensive clothes and cover yourself in grease... To accompany hundreds of Spaniards to reenact the stealing of a famous statue of the “Virgen de la Piedad,” which took place over 500 years ago.


Lasting for three days, Cascamorras takes place in the towns of Guadix and Baza in the province of Granada, Spain, annually on September 6.

Carnival- Venice, Italy

Venice Carnival

Forget your identity for a day and hide yourself behind the elaborated masks.

Venice Carnival Italy

Indeed, one of its kinds, this Carnival has been a Venice tradition since the 13th century and people in different disguises from all over the world gather every year in Venice to ensure their participation in the masked celebration.

Up Helly Aa Fire Festival- Lerwick, Scotland

Up Helly Aa Fire Festival

Fire! Fire! Fire! Don’t be panic! We are talking about the Up Helly Aa fire festival held in Shetland, Scotland. Celebrated annually in the middle of winter to mark the end of the Yule season, it is Europe’s largest fire festival.

Up Helly Aa Fire Festival - Lerwick Scotland

Every year thousand of guizers take a torchlight procession throughout the town which culminated with the burning of a full-scale Viking ship.

La Tomatina- Buñol, Spain

La-Tomatina - Spain

Fight with tomatoes, lot’s of overripe tomatoes. What? Sound crazy, But La Tomatina is all about tomatoes and every year thousands of tourists landed in Spain especially to attend this crazy festival.

La Tomatina- Buñol, Spain

Featured in many films, this festival is pure fun to attend. It is one of the largest food fight festival held on the last Wednesday of August each year in the town of Bunol near to Valencia in Spain.

Carnival- Rio deJaneiro, Brazil

Rio Carnival Costumes

Colorful costumes, Giant parades and Samba Music, made Rio De Janerio Carnival, the most famous Carnival festival of the Brazil held before lent every year. Once you landed in the Carnival Capital of the world, it’s difficult for you to run away from its charm.

Carnival - Rio deJaneiro, Brazil

Its nonstop party here and every day 2 million people hit the streets, making it the biggest Carnival.

Pamplona Bull Running, Spain

Pamplona Bull Running

How it feels when a bull gone mad is chasing you? Might be it make you scared and excited, but for the people of Spain it is a time honored tradition enough to challenge them and raise their adrenaline level.

Pamplona Bull Running Spain

Held every year from July 6th to 14th, this festival is for brave hearted people only.

Lantern Festival- Pingxi, Taiwan

Lantern Festival- Pingxi, Taiwan

Imagine a sky with thousand of floating ablaze Lanterns that light up the sky. Celebrated annual as a mark of the beginning of the Chinese New year in Pingxi, Taiwan it is one of the world’s largest lantern festival.

Yi Peng Festival

It’s amazing to see the sky in ablaze of the luminous glory of thousand Lanterns.

Oktoberfest- Munich, Germany

Oktoberfest Munich

Oktoberfest is all about beer, beer and beer.

German Oktoberfest

Held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It is the world’s largest beer festival that runs for 16 days from late September to the first weekend in October.

Oktober Fest

Beautiful waitresses serving huge glasses of beer for free would definitely a perk.

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