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The Ever Cheerful Chandni Chowk, Delhi

The Ever Cheerful Chandni Chowk, Delhi

‘Chandni Chowk’, in hindi literally means ‘Moonlit Square’ or ‘Moonlit Market’. One of India’s oldest and busiest markets in Old Delhi (old Delhi or ‘purani dilli’, was the walled city of Delhi, founded by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan and was filled with Royal mansions, shops and courts), Chandni Chowk is a paradise for shoppers, paratha lovers,…
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A Mughlai Delight-The Mughlai Cuisine

A Mughlai Delight-The Mughlai Cuisine

India throughout the years has agglomerated varieties of cultures. The period of Mughals in India from Babar to Bahdur Shahzaffar brought a turning point to the arts, culture and cuisine of India. The architecture of the west was first incorporated; various new forms of music such as ‘qawwali’ etc. were introduced. However the aspect which…
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Embodiment of Tradition and Spirituality: ISKCON Temples

Embodiment of Tradition and Spirituality: ISKCON Temples

ISKCON stands for International Society for Krishna Consciousness. ISKCON is kind of a movement which focuses on religion. It is based on the holy book of the Hindus, the Bhagavad Geeta. This book is about the preaching of the Hindu God – Lord Krishna and is in the form of a conversation between Lord Krishna…
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