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Celebrate Khajuraho, in all its splendour, glory, mystic & culture!

In my series of Festivals/ Celebrations on my blog across the country, I bring forth for you – Khajuraho Dance Festival which is one of the most celebrated dance festivals, where most profound artists from all over India across all dance forms perform. 677 more words


Temples in Morena District, near Gwalior, Part 6: Padhavali

Padhavali is a small 18th c AD fort or garhi built around a 10th c AD temple, close to the Bateshwar (or Batesar) group of temples. 102 more words


Temples in Morena District, near Gwalior, Part 5: Kakanmath Temple in Sihoniya

On a previous visit to Gwalior I had visited a host of temples in Morena district, but had missed out on a couple of them, including the Kakanmath temple in Sihoniya village a little to the north of the other monument sites. 217 more words


Gwalior's legend of Tansen

The power of Indian classical music is legendary and it’s complex beauty is unfathomable. Ragas which are melodic frameworks based on standard set of notes, scales and characteristic musical motifs, are sometimes deemed more powerful than mantras and taal (beats) make up the basis of every tangible existence on earth. 1,435 more words

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Yet Another Year...

Ahh, the clock is ticking too soon. It’s already past mid December. I like this time of the year. Everyone is awashed with memories, all good and bad, analyzing what this year brought to them, how badly they screwed things, how well they fucked up their life this year, how many new friends they made and how many people are dead to them for whom they would have died an year ago. 218 more words


Saas-bahu ka mandir

Sas-Bahu ka mandir, or Sahastrabahu Temple, is located to the east of Gwalior Fort. Built in 1092 by King Mahipala of the Kachchhapaghata (Kachchhwaha) dynasty, this temple is one of the greatest architectural marvels situated by Gwalior Fort. 105 more words