Financial Express columns

 

 

Siddhesvara temple at Barakar: A remnant from the Pala era temples in West Bengal

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Airavatesvara Temple, Darasuram: Grandeur of Chola dynasty and vision of great Rajaraja II chiselled in stone

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Silk Route: Traversing the trade and cultural route of ancient times

 

 

Christmas and New Year vacations: Five must-visit destinations in India

 

 

Mahabharata trail: From Vrindavan to Kedarnath, visit places mentioned in the epic

 

 

The mystery of Harappan script: An enigma from the ancient world

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Visit temples of Jhalrapatan in Rajasthan, where history comes alive

 

 

Visiting Rishikesh: Uttarakhand’s gateway to the valley of gods

 

 

Life-sized Vishnu idol unearthed by ASI in Gottiprolu, Andhra Pradesh near Nellore

 

 

Tracing the history of ‘Chai’, and Indian and Chinese claims on the culture of drinking tea 

 

Visit Suraj Tal and Chandra Tal: The beautiful glacial lakes of Himachal Pradesh

 

Patachitra: Bengal and East India’s performing art of social, religious story-telling through songs, paintings

 

Durga Puja 2019: The homecoming of the mother goddess

 

 

Step-wells or baolis: Ancient Indian water conservation system from proto-historic era to the modern times

 

Alwar’s Neelkanth Mahadev Temple: Shiva’s den near Sariska Tiger Reserve

West Bengal’s unique terracotta temples: Devotion moulded in clay

 

Mahabalipuram’s Shore temple: History carved in stones

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Kailash Temple, Ellora: A humungous and stunning single-stone monument in Maharashtra

 

 

High-altitude lakes of Ladakh: The must-visit Himalayan jewels

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Deciphering Harappan script: Most mysterious writing in the world

 

 

Jageshwar Dham in Uttarakhand: An ancient land of temples and gods

 

 

 

Kanwar Yatra: History of the pilgrimage associated with Shravan month

 

Binsar: Visit the land of Oaks and Rhododendrons in Kumaon

 

Alwar’s wonderful heritage monuments: Moosi Rani ki Chattri and Sagar Baoli

From Vedic era to modern fabrics: The fascinating journey of Indian textiles

 

Exploring Kangra fort: One of the oldest forts in India

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Visit Kailashanathar temple in Kanchipuram: A marvel in stone and stucco

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Telingana temple in North India? Visit this 100 feet high temple in Gwalior where North meets South

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Temples which inspired design of Indian Parliament: Madhya Pradesh’s Chausath Yogini Mandir

 

Tabo Mud Monastery: Visit India’s oldest functional gompa in mesmerising Spiti Valley

 

Mahabalipuram’s Pancha Rathas: The five unique monolithic free-standing temples

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Visit stunning Chand Baoli in Rajasthan: World’s deepest step well

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Kusum Sarovar and Raja Suraj Mal’s Chattris: Another reason to visit Govardhan and Mathura

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A temple for saas-bahu! Visit Gwalior’s intricately designed historical site

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Kullu: Why Himachal’s picturesque hill station is called the valley of Gods

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Amazing! A medieval temple made of bricks which can float on water and has Earthquake-proof architecture

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