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Along the Old Silk Route #5: Enigmatic Zuluk

Along the Old Silk Route #5: Enigmatic Zuluk

Zuluk – The silent valley: I never see a silent valley like Zuluk or Dzuluk. The calmness of this valley is so still that you can even hear your own heartbeats. The coldness dipped into the deep mist and the silence of the valley create an enigmatic ambiance that attracted me the most to explore it more intensely. The valley has its own charm that […]

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Along the Old Silk Route #4: Mankhim

Along the Old Silk Route #4: Mankhim

The small hamlet, Mankhim of Sikkim is nestled in the lap of Eastern Himalayas. It’s a hilltop of Aritar and offers a picturesque panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and Lampokhri Lake of Aritar. I always believe that the best way of exploring a place is through the eyes of the local people and observing their struggle and their lifestyle. Our Mankhim stay bestowed us that […]

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Along the Old Silk Route #3:  A day at Aritar

Along the Old Silk Route #3:  A day at Aritar

Aritar is a small town in East Sikkim. The lush green valley, bounded by the Mt Kanchenjunga is nestled on the edge of the Himalaya. It is the best place to rejuvenate and revive yourself if you know to explore the hidden treasure of nature. Though it is an offbeat destination of Sikkim, still it is popular for the picturesque Aritar Lake or Lampokhari lake […]

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Along the Old Silk Route #2: Romantic Rishikhola

Along the Old Silk Route #2: Romantic Rishikhola

A lonesome night at Rishikhola: Sometimes our souls also need a holiday. Solitude can only give us that opportunity.  Rishikhola is the place where one can enjoy the romance of solitude.  A stay along the bank of the meandering river stream, surrounded by the lofty hills dotted with the emerald green forest is enough to enjoy one’s solitude.  It is not only the place to […]

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Along The Old Silk Route #1: Trip plan

Along The Old Silk Route #1: Trip plan

Introduction: The captivating journey along the jig-jag roads of the old silk route of Sikkim is not only an exciting encounter but its awe-inspiring Himalayan beauty with the wide ranges of Mount Kangchenjunga is also a lifetime experience. The old silk route covers the eastern part of Sikkim. This is not a conventional tourist spot where you may lose yourself in the crowd of tourists. […]

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Rituals of Durga Puja at Bonedi houses in Kolkata

Rituals of Durga Puja at Bonedi houses in Kolkata

Rituals are the most important part of the Durga Puja of Bonedi Houses. Durga Pooja is the grand festival of Kolkata as well as in Bengal. The Rituals are strictly maintained in the traditional poojas of Bonedi houses from the Day1 (Maha Shasti) to Day5 (Vijaya Doshomi or Dussera). The poojas, organized by different associations or the “Barwari Poojas” perform the basic customs of worshipping the […]

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Glimpse of Bonedi Barir Durga Puja at Kolkata

Glimpse of Bonedi Barir Durga Puja at Kolkata

Durga Puja in Kolkata is the grand social event. It is not just the event or the festival, but it also carries the sentiment of homecoming,  the feeling of the first love and the clustering of happiness that one can cherish throughout the year. It is celebrated for five days to honor the Goddess Durga and her sons and daughters who are also God and […]

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Feeling Empty Inside

Feeling Empty Inside

This article explains the situation of feeling empty inside and its solutions.

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Sandcastle: The Cause of Misery

Sandcastle: The Cause of Misery

Sandcastle is also built up in the mind based on false beliefs and wrong assumptions. People believe this castle of lies will protect them from the harsh truth of life. But, they cannot imagine that it will bring misery when the tide of reality sweeps away that sandcastle

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WP-Weekly Photo Challenge: Transient.

WP-Weekly Photo Challenge: Transient.

It’s so funny that we want permanent things in the impermanence of life. Life is transient. So, everything attached with our living is transient like the autumn clouds that float away with the passing time. Life is short. We make it lengthy by searching stability, safety, and securities in this short span of living. But at the end when it is going to disappear, we […]

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