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 from Kedarkhand | In reference to Garhwal

Mythologies from Kedarkhand | In reference to Garhwal

By Samridhi Dixit “The land north of Gangadwar is known to the wise as Paradise Ground. Apart from this land, the rest is called Earth elsewhere.” ― Kedarkhand Skanda Purana .  Kedarkhand is an old name of Garhwal region. The Shaiva scriptures describe nine regions out of which four are in the Himalayas. The Kedarkhand which is a ..

Jagar and Its Importance in Exorcism

Jagar and Its Importance in Exorcism

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

The Story of Uttarakhand Andolan

The Story of Uttarakhand Andolan

By Nitin Chandola Uttarakhand Andolan was not only the demand of the separate state of Uttarakhand but was also a big war against the ignorance of Uttar Pradesh and Delhi governments. Though, the demand at first was to separate the Himalayan range dominated provinces, later with change in objectives of the natives of the region, ..

Pseudo Capital – Dehradun | Dilemma of Developing of Uttarakhand

Pseudo Capital – Dehradun | Dilemma of Developing of Uttarakhand

By Anjali Agrahari The erstwhile struggle for Uttrakhand is now shifted to striving for a battle of its own capital. Nestled between the foothills of Himalaya and Shivalik hills, the so-called pseudo capital ‘Dehradun’ is still in a controversial frame within the eyes of people living in the centre of Garhwal and Kumaon region. After ..

Accomplishment After Uttarakhand Andolan

Accomplishment After Uttarakhand Andolan

  By Nidhi Rauthan The term “Freedom” holds great value, it’s the most significant thing in order to achieve independence, to be a success, to improve and it’s definitely worth fighting for. Indian history is majorly about freedom struggle and in order to achieve that, people have been through a massive scuffle and suffering, be ..

Spirituality and Aurobindo Perspective of Sumitranandan Pant

Spirituality and Aurobindo Perspective of Sumitranandan Pant

By Samridhi Dixit                                 “The spirit shall look out through matter’s gaze and the matter shall reveal the spirit face”   -Shri Aurobindo. Spirituality is considered a religious process of re-formation which aims to recover the original shape of man ..