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Strangers become New Friends, if only for a moment. . . . .

One Saturday in January 2013, we went to see the legendary Sun Temple in Modhera that dates from 1026 AD.  There were groups of school children of all ages on a field trip on a Saturday! 451 more words

Cultural South India.. Murudeshwara

Murudeshwar is a town in Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Kannada district in the state of Karnataka, India. Murudeshwar is another name of the Hindu god Shiva. 770 more words


Architecture of Warangal Fort

Warangal Fort is one of the ancient forts in South India and is also one of the popular tourist attractions in Warangal. It was built in the 13th century and is around 2 kms from the main city center. 247 more words

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Koti Banal

Koti Banal is the name of a village in the Yamuna Valley (Rajgarhi area of Uttarkashi district). Many of the age old houses here represent the traditional knowledge and understanding of earthquake effects on buildings and the earthquake resistant design. 318 more words

Science Of India

Hindu temples of India

The most famous Hindu temples of India in a video from pictures with Indian classical music on background. The Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple of Madurai, the Tiruvanaikaval of Tiruchirappalli, the Temple of Thanjavur, the Jainism temple of Ranakpur and others. 48 more words


indian architecture and paintings

A video from pictures of Indian Indo Islamic architecture and Rajasthani paintings. The emperor Aurangzeb’s tomb, the Amber fort, nice colored paintings. Royal palaces of Rajasthan. 20 more words


Life of a City girl in a Village

I will always be a city girl at heart. I have never doubted that, and I confirmed that fact when during my medical posting I was posted to stay in a village for 2 months. 558 more words

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