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Valmikinagar

Valmikinagar – lesser known tiger reserve in India

It’s exactly 2 years since I last visited this hidden treasure of Bihar – Valmikinagar. मा निषाद प्रतिष्ठां त्वमगम: शशवती समाः । यत क्रोंच्मिथुनादेकम अवधिः काममोहितम ।।  “No, Hunter you will Never rest in peace since you killed a helpless bird unaware of surroundings due to play of the animal instincts” They say the first […]

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Caves of India – Barabar Caves

Some things cannot be explained in words. At least at this moment, I’m falling short of words. Words to explain the magical echo effect inside India’s oldest surviving rock cut caves. Imagine a few monks chanting mantras inside a hall where the echo returns after about 2-3 seconds. After finishing one chant, when the second […]

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