For five days, Durga Puja, bathes every city it is celebrated in splendour. Marked by pandals, ornate idols, mouthwatering sweet and savoury dishes, music and merrymaking, the festival is a rendition of traditional Bengali customs. To soak in traditional Durga Puja festivities, tourists can...Read More »
On the ninth day of Navratri, Ayudha Puja is performed, which is an integral part of the Navratri celebrations. Legend has it that after killing the demon Mahishasura, Goddess Chamundeswari, revered as Durga Mata in most places felt that there was no need for her weapons, which were kept aside...Read More »
A great way to experience the cultural best of Kerala is to attend a temple event, complete with caparisoned elephants. And one such event is the Paripally Gajamela. True to its name, ‘gaja’ or elephants are the highlight of this annual event held in months of February/March every year.The...Read More »
Come March, and Yoga fanatics around the world are on their way to Rishikesh to attend the International Yoga Festival. Jointly organised by the Uttarakhand Tourism and the Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, the International Yoga Festival is held for one week on the banks of River...Read More »
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