A Snowy evening in Windsor

od showed up last Friday and told me “Dinesh, I can give you only two days of snow while you are here . And that will be on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience . So shoot what you want

Hemkund: the lake in the heavens

Hemnkund( Hem = snow  Kund=Bowl ) was literally became a snow filled lake  due to sudden overnight snowfall .  Pilgrims who were visiting  this lake to take blessings from the famouse Gurudwara Sri Hemkunt Sahib  discouraged but their will to

ಕಂಬಳ ವೇಳಾಪಟ್ಟಿ Kambala Timetable 2015-16

Here are the dates of the famous buffalo race event  happening around Dakshina Kannada. To check out more about Kambala check this post IMPORTANT :  PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THERE MIGHT BE LAST MINUTE CHANGES IN THE DATES AND VENUE.

Mystical Valley of Flowers

uring my college days I read a book called “living with Himalayan Masters” , which  summarized the writer’s ( who is a Sadhu) account of his experiences with Himalayan masters , yogis and some influential people . I remember reading writer’s experience

The temple at Devimane Ghat

here is a temple ( ಶ್ರೀ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರಪಾಲೇಶ್ವರ Shri Kshetrapaleshwara : means  god Shiva who protect the surrounding area  )  at the start of Devimane ghat  of Sirsi to Kumta road where the vehicles offer a small donation  to the god

Pallakki Dance (ಪಲ್ಲಕ್ಕಿ ಕುಣಿತ )

  Pallakki Dance , where god’s idol is decorated with cloths and flowers carried on head , is seen almost all the small and big fairs around Bangalore , Mandya, Mysore, Chamarajnagar,Hasan,Tumkur . The pallakki weighs around 30-40 KG and

Phandari bhajana Mandali ( ಫಂಡರಿ ಭಜನಾ ಮಂಡಳಿ)

Phandari bhajan mandali near Bettakote, Devanahalli gets very busy when there is no rains in the area. They do a unique bhajan for the whole night for two or three days for the rain god to show mercy . The

my Himalayan trek

Many of my friends  wondering where I have been and thanks to those who even emailed me and asked me if “everything is ok ”   . Glad to say  I am back from a wonderful Himalayan trek. Last time I