Tag Archives: Stories in stone

Iti Haas: as it happened!

History, an elementary narration of a labyrinthine past! How I love this subject…The sheer multitude of complex past stories and their implications in our present lives is something that just overwhelms me.
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A Walk back in time

History is a beautiful subject but we hardly ever take it out of the textbooks! If you ask me history is such an engaging pursuit that if taught right, can create a great amount of interest in students. The right guidance can get the students to see the unseen, to go beyond the facades and perceive the meaning of the hidden stories. History has the potential of creating better future citizens of the world as a cross-cultural awareness while finding our roots will definitely prove to be of help in a world which is being torn apart based on religious and cultural differences.
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Ahalya #writephoto

“Ahalya…Ahalya…!! Ahalyaa…”

She heard him calling her from far off, barely audible. Finally, someone had come looking for her. She was afraid she would probably die here, trapped! But he came…as promised.

She had shut off the world for a long time now. It was time to wake up. She could finally set her eyes on him. He had no idea how long she had waited for him…and just how desperately. She tried to open her eyes. Her eyelids felt heavy as if they were weighed down by something. The effort it took to open them nearly exhausted her. But there he was, right in front of her. Continue reading Ahalya #writephoto

Frozen Music

via Photo Challenge: Glow

“I call architecture Frozen Music!”

Tucked in the quaint village of Doddagaddavalli, district Hassan of Karnataka lies a yet-undiscovered Hoysala Dynasty jewel, the “Lakshmi Devi temple”.
Built by King Vishnuvardhan of the mighty Hoysala Empire in c. 1114 C.E., this temple has its uniqueness in housing four deities in four separate shrines with a common prayer hall or mantapa. Such temple structures are known as “chatuskuta”, where “chatuh” means four and “kuta” means shrines.
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Travel Theme: Steps

So, I just now found this new weekly photo challenge posted by Ailsa and this week’s theme is Steps!! Sharing with you a few clicks from my numerous travels.
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Eternally Etched!

via Photo Challenge: Textures
Being a history buff, all of my travel plans have to include at least one historical place! It may sound boring to most of you, but I absolutely love exploring history. It feels amazing to walk on the paths that were created centuries before, to feel the walls or the floor beneath and imagine how the place would have been all those years ago.
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