Katyuri and Chand of Kumaon

Katyuri and Chand of Kumaon

By Nitin Chandola Katyuri Dynasty is said to be the foremost among the rulers in Uttarakhand who established the civilization in Katyur, Baijnath. This civilization was not only prosperous in culture but also by their intelligence. The inspiring architecture of Baijnath, Jageshwar, Kandolia in Pauri and Katarmal Sun Temple are among the precious architectural science ..

Mythologies Residing in Sacred Groves and Lakes of Devbhoomi

Mythologies Residing in Sacred Groves and Lakes of Devbhoomi

By Arushi Jain People around the state of Uttarakhand have different beliefs, customs, and religious values. That too in terms of different entities being temples, deities, water bodies, mountains, or even groves. Especially the people living in the rural or semi-urban communities have more reliance in the preachings of their ancestors and their respective lands. ..

Mythology of Kumaon and Garhwal and it’s future perspective

Mythology of Kumaon and Garhwal and it’s future perspective

By Nidhi Rauthan The tales told from almost forever, leaving the legacy behind still followed and believed in with faith, is mythology. There are numerous communities and several religions and cultures in the world and many are not even discovered yet, amongst all of them also exists the religious beliefs, the holy rituals and the ..

Canals of Dehra in Perspective of Engineered Marvel

Canals of Dehra in Perspective of Engineered Marvel

By Nitin Chandola Canals of Dehradun are an integral part of each Doonite’s life, these are the basic source of our daily water convention. Dehradun’s canals are not only an architectural marvel but also an engineered megastructure of the pre-independence era. Most residents of Dehradun are unaware of these canals, as most of the canals ..

Role of Dehra’s Canals in Structuring Civilisation

Role of Dehra’s Canals in Structuring Civilisation

By Priyanjali Bhalla In a small valley in the Himalayas, a river sprung out from within and as it tumbled along its journey southwards it raised a civilisation. It was the Rispana river. The landscape was beautiful with the backdrop of the mussorie ranges and surroundings of Himalayan forests. It made the land bountiful . ..

Dehradun’s Canal System – A lost Heritage

Dehradun’s Canal System – A lost Heritage

By Anjali Agrahari When it says that everything has both positive and negative aspects, the domination of British rule over north India has given Dehra a gift of value and innovation. Dehradun a city of rich water resources, Britisher significantly looked at it and realized that it is something worthy. Yes! the great network of ..

Why to Underground the Canals Of Dehradun

Why to Underground the Canals Of Dehradun

By Ayushi Nagalia Dehradun, the city of paradise, is undergoing immense changes as a result of it being the capital of Uttarakhand. Dehradun is not known only for it’s ecological richness, but also for a rich culture and heritage that has been struggling to withstand the test of time under the pressure of extensive development, ..

Our Centuries’ Old Connection with Dehra’s Canal System

Our Centuries’ Old Connection with Dehra’s Canal System

By Iram Today, Dehradun is a long collection of buildings from north to south with houses and shopping complexes constantly being built. There are people and vehicles all over. Though it is one of India’s wettest places with an average of 2200 mm rainfall annually, water shortages, especially in summer, has now become a common ..

Editorial, November 2017 (Canals of Dehra)

Editorial, November 2017 (Canals of Dehra)

Last month was quite engaging for us as most of our columnists had their ongoing examinations. Hence, the November issue was overdue; but late is better than never. We were adamant to document the canals of Dehra since a long time and November, 2017 issue is a part of that approach. The canals of Dehradun ..

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 ..