Tagged: Hindu

When Kama, the God of Love, gets Burnt to Ashes

A temple on a river island where the God of Love was burnt to ashes…

Flowing along with the Brahmaputra

Bizarre mythological origins of the river Brahmaputra in Guwahati

Temple of the Menstruating Goddess

The world is full of wonderful traditions and rituals that often look bizarre to outsiders. Visiting this temple dedicated to the female aspect of fertility, I was in for a shock…

Shringi Vatika and Neighborhoods

Mridula’s posts about Shringi Vatika and the journey towards it refreshed my memories about visiting that place back in April 2006. It was a bicycle expedition to Jalori pass from Kullu in Himachal Hradesh. Wikipedia stub on Shringi Rishi: Shringi Rishi was the legendary Indian Hindu saint or Rishi of sage Kashyapa ‘s lineage.Shringi Rishi […]