Haunted Mussoorie

Haunted Mussoorie

By Shivnetri Kushwaha Ever encountered the unpleasant emotion of threat of the evanescent, or ever contained knowledge of the presence of that perceived as, although, physically nonexistent but one with access to the sight of you? The intense sensitivity to the phantom which does not belong to us- to the mortal world, yet to that which has the power to control one? Every ..

The Mystic Tales of Rishikesh

The Mystic Tales of Rishikesh

By Shivani Sharma Everything is mundane until you go out and see the world; you realize how significant and comfortable home was, there is so much to that city but you never realized it, and then that nostalgia takes over. In those old golden days, Rishikesh used to be one peaceful place where people used ..

Nanda Raj Jat Yatra

Nanda Raj Jat Yatra

By Nidhi Rauthan Uttrakhand is one of the most beautiful and divine state of India, it has developed a lot in past few years and recovered from the great calamity of 2013. In the race of attaining success, good livelihood and development,  people have not forgotten their main roots and religious believes.  Garhwal, Kumaun and ..

The Temple of Mahasu Devta – In Reference to Bisoi Village

The Temple of Mahasu Devta – In Reference to Bisoi Village

By Iram Uttarakhand is one of the mesmerizing states of India which has its own specialty related to culture, tourist spots, and education, and most importantly, it has been referred to as the land of God (dev bhumi) due to the presence of many holy temples in its vicinity. The name Uttarakhand has been derived from the ..

Biography of Kedarnath’s Bheemshila

Biography of Kedarnath’s Bheemshila

By Ayushi Nagalia It’s the beginning of a new day and I wish I could move myself a little, if not move, I wish I could wash off all the red teekas from my forehead. It has only been four years since I came to this place and I haven’t moved since. This place is ..

Mythologies of Kumaon – Chitai Golu Devta

Mythologies of Kumaon – Chitai Golu Devta

by Nitin Chandola In the Chid grooves of Kumaon, mythologies of the Chitai Golu devta plays an important role in maintaining the beliefs of Kumaoni residents and tribes of the region. Known as Manaskhand in Upanishads and Puranas, the region Kumaon’s name is derived from “Kurma Avatar” and signifies that most of the mythologies are ..

Editorial, June 2017

Editorial, June 2017

Indian mythologies revolve around epics, Puranas, and Vedas written eons back. Uttarakhand during ancient times was known as Uttar-Panchal in many Upanishads, it is a key origin of the Vedas and Shri Bhagavad Purana. Maharishi Manu recited Shrimad Bhagavad to all his disciples on the bank of River Ganga in Rishikesh. When Garhwal and Kumaon ..