Rail-Tambige

  The British  gave India its railway. The travelling Indian lugged the rail-tambige, or the water carrier. It was made of brass, with a tumbler within. While leaving home most people carried their water. At various stations, relatives came to catch up with travelers with food for the rest of the journey and of course …

tirtha

Tirtha in Sanskrit is something that carries us over. It is also used in the spiritual sense. So people who tide us to our betterment become Tirtharoop. Indian culture reveres certain places as centres of energies and are called as tirthastan. Some how we never think of that point in our lives when we ponder …

indian architecture

the temple at sringeri Sringeri temple Nestling in the deep woods of the western ghats, is a the quiet temple town of sringeri. It is not as glamorous as its counterparts at Kollur. But the terrain which is believed to be the terrain of Rishi Rshyashringa who was the facilitator of Janaka's puthrakameshtu yajna has divinity in the air. …