Do you know there is a relationship between famous Novelist Charles Dickens and Calcutta? Yes, It is a fact. His favorite son “Young Skull”, nickname of Walter Savage Landor Dickens joined British Infantry Regiment and posted here in Calcutta (now Kolkata) in the mid of 19th century.
I peeped through the main door and saw an iron chain hangs in the central dome. What is the significance of the iron chain in an Islamic monument? He was the first man who forbade cow slaughter in Kashmir. People of Kashmir still remember him as Akbar of Kashmir.Stone temples of Hindu in Kashmir suffered destruction, some were modified and some converted into mosques.
This mosque was built by Mughal Empress Nur Jahan the wife of Emperor Jahangir, in 1623 AD. why this beautiful
mosque never used as a place of prayer, there is a very interesting story. Once a Mullah questioned to Empress Nur
Jahan regarding the costs of its construction….
Avantipur was named after King Avanti Varman. He was the King who founded Utpala Dynasty and ruled Kashmir during 855 – 883 AD. He built two massive temples, one dedicated to Lord Vishnu and another to Lord Shiva. During his rule, he appointed an engineer and architect as his prime minister named Suyya.
“Amarnath Yatra” or a usual trekking, whatever it may be, how it happened to my life is altogether a story. Unfortunately, I have no such ability to pen down my...
There are mysteries, fantasies, and betrayal, still engrossed with. “Moi-E-Muqqadas” or Beard hair of Holy Prophet Mohammad is also associated with faith and to some extent linked to mysteries.How Beard hair of Holy Prophet Mohammad came to India far away from Medina? How it traveled to in Bijapur, near Hyderabad to Kashmir? There is an abundant history behind this. What was there in the place before Hazrat Bal was erected? Where it stands now.
Is it fact? Am I really standing at the tomb of Jesus Christ? I don’t know, whether it is the tomb of Jesus Christ or as per recent claim, it is the tomb of Adolf Hitler? A group of indigenous people cordoned me and literally, snatched my camera and forced me to delete the photographs of Roza Bal.Suzanne Olsson, who claiming to be Jesus Christ’s ‘59th descendant arrived in Srinagar in 2002 and seeking DNA testing of the controversial tomb.
Rishikesh isn’t a place only for pilgrimage, the dimension and the colors of the place offer more than one can imagine, from Ashrams to River Rafting, from Climbing to Bungee jumping.This is a ready reference for your tour to Rishikesh and surely help you to explore the place. Also explore secret place of Rishikesh.