Shiva Circuit in Garhwal and Kumaon in Uttarakhand

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Garhwal and Kumaon, the two Himalayan regions in Uttarakhand, are famous for their numerous Shiva temples, many of which have great historical and architectural significance as well. Often referred to as the ‘Dev Bhoomi’ (the...

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Vivekananda Circuit in Uttarakhand

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On the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda the Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam declared to take the initiative in creating a tourist circuit that encompasses all the places visited by Swami Vivekananda on the Kumaon...

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Places to Visit in Rishikesh

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Rishikesh Travel Guide Situated in the Himalayan foothills in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, Rishikesh is commonly referred to as the ‘Spiritual Capital of the World’. Ever since the coming of the Beatles in the...

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Poets from the Kumaon and Garhwal

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Poets from the Kumaon and Garhwal Poems have always been an integral part of the oral tradition of the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. The origins of poetry in this state can be traced back to...

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Buddhist Handicrafts- Means for Spiritual Healing and Purification

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Buddhist Handicrafts- Tools for Spiritual Healing Before the Chinese occupation, Tibet used to be a flourishing centre of Buddhist culture some of which is still extant in the surrounding regions of Nepal, Bhutan and the...

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