By Kushagra Mittal What does ‘terror’ mean to you? It’s a word you probably hear often, but what does terror actually feel like? For the people of Kumaon and Garhwal, it (fear) was the well-known man-eating tiger and the Rudraprayag leopard who had collectively claimed over 400 lives of the locals. For them, Jim Corbett ..
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 ..
By Vidisha Nainwal As the word suggests, JAGAR comes from the Sanskrit root, JAGA which means to be woken up. It is defined as a process by which any god or deceased person’s spirit or soul is called or woken up from its dormant state and asked for favours or solutions to certain problems being ..
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. ..
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 ..
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 ..
by Priyanjali Bhalla People living in the cities live together in a society and crib about growing population due to immigration of people. But do we do anything about it ?Just comment and turn a blind eye to the issue of immigration unaware of the fact the somewhere in the isolated hills a lonely soul ..
by Nitin Chandola Time travel is an amazing notion and product of modern science in last century. The basic concept of time travel was to change the course of present with respect to the past. It is adamant that the present happens due the influence of past actions, hence each and every aspect whether physical, ..