Tarapitha

Tarapitha: Seat of Tantra

Tarapitha is a supremely sacred Tantrik place of pilgrimage. It is not only one of the 51 Shaktipithas but also a Mahapitha. Today’s Tarapitha is yesteryear’s Chandipur located on the […]

Hazara Rama Temple, Hampi

Mountaineering: Singalila Ridge

01/10/2018 Ashish Kaul 0

The Darjeeling hills were a part of Sikkim till the 18th century, when the Gurkha ambition to establish a trans-Himalayan empire rendered the original inhabitants, the lepchas, almost extinct. Later, […]

Scuba: Colours of Marine Life

01/10/2018 Rajiv Butalia 0

After having dived in the coral reefs of Lakshadweep, explored a shipwreck off Goa and having snorkelled in the Andaman Islands, Siddhartha and I, who both enjoy diving, were wondering […]