Saturday, December 9, 2017

Rabindranath Tagore's Summer retreat at Mongpu

Rabindranath Tagore spent his summer time at Mongpu a small Himalayan village close to Teesta.



Thursday, November 30, 2017

Qutb Shahi Tombs , Hyderabad

The Qutb Shahi tombs close to the Golkonda fort is a huge complex containing many tombs of the royal family of the Qutb Shahi dynasty.






Sunday, November 19, 2017

Paigah Tombs Hyderabad

The Paigah tombs at Hyderabad, though in the heart of the city remain a hidden beauty. The Necropolis  is of  the family Paigah who served the Nizam.

One can see beautiful carved lattice work, delicate stucco work, Sad it remains hidden






Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Vashisht and Hidamba Temples Manali

Vashisth Temple




Hidamba temple


Woods around Hidamba Temple



Thursday, November 9, 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Parks in East Bengaluru

East Bengaluru retains the old charm of the  pensioner's paradise. Some colonial building still exists along with some beautiful churches


The Jayamahal Park: A neat little park in the Jayamahal Extension 



Richards park:  A colonial structure in the middle of the park add beauty to the already serene atmosphere


Sunday, May 14, 2017

Moon Phase

Moon shot using a Celestron telescope



Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Temples of Kanchi-Ekambareswarar Temple

Another ancient and vast temple is the Ekambareswarar Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva.

An interesting feature of this temple is the existence of a mango tree consider to be more than 1000 years old.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Temples of Kanchi - Varadaraja Perumal Temple

Apart from silk sarees, Kanchi or Kanchipuram is a temple town boasting of many ancient exquisite temple.  Varadharaja Perumal is a huge temple complex - a delite for any history buff  for  many a dynasties have left their  architectural mark here.