Kuldhara, village abandoned overnight
  Settled in 1291 AD,  Kuldhara in Rajasthan state of India was the largest of the 84 villages established by the Paliwal Brahmins....
ChungKing Mansions of Hong Kong
I was traveling to Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia from Chicago, USA in May of 2015 through Cathay Pacific and I felt the opportunity to explore...
Temples of Bali – Part 1 – Pura Tanah...
Background         Bali is an island where more than 95% of the people follow hinduism as their belief and the temples are part of...
Saigon (aka) Ho Chi Minh City
Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City, 2008 – Brought back  memories of my childhood from Madras (today called as Chennai), India of 1970s....
Culture and Belief of Balinese
            Bali, Indonesia has a blend of culture,architecture and beautiful beaches which makes it a perfect place for...
Central Java – Epitome of Dharmic...
    After my transfixion with Prambanan and Borobudur the previous few days, I had 2 more days in my hand and I thought I will...
Central Java – Epitome of Dharmic...
  Part 2 – Borobudur Temples Borobudur – the architectural splendor with a splash of Indian culture and religion. This is a Buddhist...
Central Java – Epitome of Dharmic...
    Most Indians around the world know Bali as being the representative of Dharmic culture in SE Asia. But most would be...
Great Living Chola Temples – Big Temple
Part 3 – Big Temple, Tanjore           Continuing with my Travelogue of the Great Living Chola temples, this episode will cover...
Great Living Chola Temples –...
  Part 1 – Gangaikondacholapuram     Having been fascinated with the Chola dynasty ever since I read  Kalki’s epic,...