Book Review | Sita – Warrior of Mithila

Book: Sita – Warrior of Mithila Author: Amish “Don’t be afraid of the dark, my child. Light has a source. It can be snuffed out. But darkness has no source. It just exists. This darkness is a path to That, which has no source: God. Wise” Retelling a well-known story from a different outlook altogether…

Silver Lining

It was shortly before midnight on a chilly January evening, and mist obscured parts of the tree-lined roads while driving when I met with ‘the’ accident that turned my life upside down. On one of its darkest stretches the road turned and what I remember thereafter is quite a blur. Apparently, I had met with…

Amidst the ruins of Hampi

Hampi, a village in northern Karnataka, with surreal boulder-strewn landscape intermingled by bright emerald green paddy fields, the incredible ruins, the lonely banks of Tungabhadra, and lanes lined with bohemian cafes that emanates the hippie vibe, is a haven to travellers. According to historical memoirs, the city of Hampi was once regarded by travellers as “one…

Breathtakingly Beautiful: Skandagiri Sunrise

The times are not the best. Most of us are confined to the four walls of our house, either with or away from our loved ones. Indeed all of us are doing our part, fighting together the pandemic that has hit nations across the planet. Nevertheless, it is quite challenging to be at home 24×7,…

Trekking the largest monolith hill in Asia: Savandurga

Remember a time when you finally got sick of hopping bars every weekend and felt like going on a little adventure? If you are running out of options and are lucky to live in or around the Silicon Valley of India why not put on those trekking shoes, wake up real early and climb the…

A Priceless Inheritance: The Heritage Sites

TRAVEL STORIES – FICTION – NON-FICTION There is no denying that Indian land is one of the oldest civilizations in the world with a kaleidoscopic variety and rich cultural heritage. India has achieved all-round socio-economic progress since its Independence from the British Raj in 1947. The historical establishments serve as a reminder of the significant past and that’s…