The visual delight of Hampi is dominated by craggy hills, Tungabhadra river, plain surfaces or vale and widespread of ruins. The entire region consists of 1600 surviving remains which include temples, mandapas, forts, royal complexes, lofty towers, water structures, pillared halls, gateways, defense architectures, stables, and many more. My imagination took a swift turn from the alley of Roman Amphitheater to the era of Ramayana.
Once, it was a thriving city situated on the top of a hill, surrounded by the dense forest, where nature was the protector of the fort. Love bloomed, where Islamic faiths melted into the Hindu faiths, become myths and part of folklore. Even conspiracies were hatched, where a sharp dagger killed the faith of a father. Whatever happened, the destiny never encountered permanent sorrow, as joy was in the air of Mandu. Mandu, a story of a city called Shadiabad or City of Joy, Anand Nagri.
TTT is basically a 3 days residential Wikipedia workshop cum conference to groom leadership skills among the Indian Wikimedia community. It held every year and organized by CIS-A2K. This year it was the fourth edition of it.I wasn’t sad but felt an overwhelming feeling of support and encouragement from everyone from the participants to organizers.
“Jal Mahotsav”, Carnival of Water an excellent initiative of Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation (MPSTDC) to stretching the horizon of tourism in Madhya Pradesh.This mega event can be a paradise for the young couple, honeymoon couple, friends, parents, kids, adventure lovers, and nature lovers. Even this place would be the best for business summits and organizing marriage party.
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.
Basically, my presence is enough for …………. and disaster is inevitable. Quite naturally I made a disaster that day.Four of us except Sumit, climb up the roof of the bus and settled ourselves. Sumit forcefully boarded inside the bus and we went to Bainchi.
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….