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Swami Shraddhanand

“When I went to visit the gurukul of Mahatma Munshiram, in Haridwar, I felt so much at peace. There was a world of difference between the bustle of Haridwar and the peace at the Gurukul.

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Shaheed Udham Singh

March 13,1940, Caxton Hall, London

Caxton Hall a building located nearĀ  to Westminster, which primarily hosted political events. It’s other use for high society celebrities to register a civil marriage. 1,413 more words

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what's in a name?

some of you may remember the story (earlier in this blog) or shared in our conversations over dinner, in Mysore, about Manjula getting her voting card. 131 more words


A Temple Of Modern India

What stands out in the design of this building is a consistent architectural vocabulary made of clean, bold lines, a minimum of ornamentation, facades of exposed red brick or concrete and lots of… 147 more words

Architecture Photography

To Break Free or Stay Dominated in the World of Hypocrites

The Story of Reena, a Girl Who Finds Her Way Out of a Dire Situation
She knew it was going to be the boldest thing she had ever done, but did she have a choice? 209 more words


The Private Life of Mrs Sharma by Ratika Kapur

I received a copy of this from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review.

‘Renuka Sharma is a dutiful wife, mother, and daughter-in-law holding the fort in a modest rental in Delhi while her husband tries to rack up savings in Dubai. 255 more words

Book Reviews

JP and Nanaji

1974, Patna– India was in turmoil, as a vast wave of discontent, swept the nation. The heady days of idealism were gone, as a nation came into terms with the loss of innocence. 1,814 more words

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