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The Sanctified Place- Vaishno Devi

The Sanctified Place- Vaishno Devi

“Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man.” Indeed, what morals and ethics a person beholds is all intimated through his religious preaching and his pious beliefs. After all, “Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better…
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The Canterbury Cathedral: An Oasis for the Soul

The Canterbury Cathedral: An Oasis for the Soul

The most famous Christian structure in Southern England, the Canterbury Cathedral has a distinct place for itself in history. The construction of the cathedral started in the 7th century and ever since then, it has been torn down, rebuilt, refurbished and modified over a course of 1300 years. Needless to say, the Canterbury Cathedral is…
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The Golconda Fort, India: History comes to Life

The Golconda Fort, India: History comes to Life

11 km away from Secunderabad in Andhra Pradesh is located one of the most impressive fortress complexes in India. The name Golconda comes from two words – ‘golla’ and ‘konda’, literally meaning the ‘mud fort’. The fort is a combination of the legacy left by both the Kakatiya and Qutub Shahi dynasties of Andhra Pradesh….
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Khajuraho Temples, India: Paean to Passion

Khajuraho Temples, India: Paean to Passion

One of the most potent symbols of Medieval art in India survives in the form of the Khajuraho temples in the Chatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh. It is about 620 kilometers south east of New Delhi and is India’s best known complex of Hindu and Jain temples. The walls of the temple are adorned with…
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Machu Pichchu: The Marvel of the Incas

Machu Pichchu: The Marvel of the Incas

The modern man might well be proud of his technical prowess, but that does not change the fact that thousands of years before him indigenous civilizations achieved great things in harmony with nature using the crudest tools there is.  Machu Pichchu is one such architectural marvel conjured by the Incan Empire; a marvel that depicts the perfectly…
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Mesmerizing Beauty of Gangtok, Sikkim

Mesmerizing Beauty of Gangtok, Sikkim

One of the least populous states of India, Sikkim is a state replete with beauty and religious importance. Sikkim borders Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet Autonomous Region of China on different sides.  Gangtok, Sikkim’s capital literally means Hill Top. It is a scenic Hill Station which has beautiful mountains, beds of lush greenery, stunning falls and…
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Rapa Nui and the Story of the Easter Islands

Rapa Nui and the Story of the Easter Islands

              Far away in the middle of the Pacific Ocean lies an island, where silent stone people rise up from the ground; remnants of Rapa Nui– a civilization that has been long gone. It is one of the most isolated inhabited islands on planet Earth, and historians throughout the ages have failed…
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In Touch With Divinity : Church of The Nativity, Jerusalem

In Touch With Divinity : Church of The Nativity, Jerusalem

In the holy land of Jerusalem time stands still. Nobody can claim that the land is peaceful though. For centuries, Jerusalem has been witness to various bloody battles for possession. Ever since Moses set out in search of the Promised land, Jerusalem has seen it all- from the Crusades of the Middle ages to the Siege of…
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