Celebration of 10th Guru Padmasambhaba Puja (Prayer) and Vajra Nyitham (Lama or Mask Dance) at Palpung Sherabling Monastic Seat

This blog is in continuation to my last blog where I shared about a stupa at Palpung Sherabling Monastic Seat which is dedicated to Veteran actor Kabir Bedi’s mom (Click here) I visited this monastery last November in Kangra district, Himachal during the celebration of 10th Guru Padmasambhaba Puja and Vajra Nyitham which is known…

Baijnath: Why they don’t celebrate Dussehra

Dussehra which is also popularly known as Vijayadashmi symbolises the prevalence of good over evil. This day is a commemoration of Lord Rama’s victory over King Ravana, who had cleverly abducted his wife, Sita. As the country will be rejoicing in the festive mood, let us take you through Baijnath- a small sleepy town in…

Bhowali: the land of peace and serenity

Bhowali happened to me at a time when it was nowhere on the travelers wishlist and the place  only reminds me of lush green mountains, only to be re-visited many years later This year while I was looking for a quick break in Himalayas, I wanted to visit a place where I could find a…

Itinerary and Checklist for Ladakh: By Air

Hello my lovely friends, As I see many of my friends missing me ;), pinging me randomly almost every second day to inquire about Ladakh. Therefore to make things easy, I have decided to put down this blog, sharing the basic do’s and don’ts. Hope this will be of help. Not to add that Iam…

8 Lessons that Traveling has taught me !!!

Traveling impact our lives in many way. Travel changes you. Every trip we take is a chance to learn more about yourself, explore yourself, the world around and the way you choose to interact within it. You can see things that you’ve never seen before. You are given the opportunity every time you get in…