Kumar Rajan Asia Pacific, Bangalore, Culture, Delhi, Destinations, Eastern India, Event, Gujarat, Heritage, Hindu, India, Indian Festival, Karnataka, Karnataka, Kerala, Mysore, Temple, Tourbeetle, Touroperatorsoftware, Tradition, Vadodara, West Bengal 0

The word Navaratri means ‘nine nights’ in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights Navaratri theoretically falls twice or four times a year. Of these, the Sharada Navaratri near autumn equinox (September–October) is the most celebrated The festivities extend beyond goddess Durga and god Rama. Various other goddesses such as Saraswati and Lakshmi, gods Read More…

Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace

Kumar Rajan Bangalore, History, Hyder Ali, Tamil Nadu, Tippu Sultan 0

This was the summer residence of the Mysorean ruler Tippu Sultan.  Construction of this palace was started by Hyder Ali and completed by Tipu Sultan This was built entirely teak and stands adorned with pillars, arches and balconies, and stands out as an example of Indo-Islamic architecture in South India This is very close to  K Read More…