Literally translated to tip of the bow, Dhanushkodi is a place of religious significance to Hindus in India. This previously busy fishing town is a ghost town today. A major cyclone ravaged the fishing hamlet in 1964, what remains today is just ruins. People don’t live there anymore like they used to and if you … Continue reading “Dhanushkodi – The South Eastern Tip of India”
Yes, every Hindu makes it a point to visit Rameshwaram and Kashi at least once in his/her lifetime. These two places have great significance in our lives. While I haven’t been to Kashi, Rameshwaram is one place that will be memorable for me. I have been here as a toddler, but have no memory of … Continue reading “Rameshwaram”
Madurai is among the major cities in Tamil Nadu after capital city Chennai. Sometimes referred to as the Temple City, this city is said to “never sleep”. I have been here as a child and also during my college years. It is said that you can get food any time of the day in Madurai.
Mamallapuram or Mahabalipuram which is located about 50km from Chennai, Tamil Nadu in the South of India, was one place we visited during our recent trip to India, Chennai to be precise (April 2017)! We have visited the place as children, probably in the 90s but thoroughly enjoyed re visiting the place and were able … Continue reading “Day Trip To Mahabalipuram”
Being an Indian expat in Malaysia is a blessing in disguise. Most Indians are a religious lot; we love our temples, our festivals and rituals. We feel lost if we can’t find a temple in the vicinity. And Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur in fact has been that blessing for the Indian expats practicing Hinduism. There are … Continue reading “Spirituality in a vibrant city like Kuala Lumpur”
This post is from last year, republished it. The festival is going on now, people interested do stop by this temple. We visit this temple very often, probably once every week – this Shri Kandaswamy temple which is located on Jalan Scott, Kuala Lumpur (Brickfields) is run by Malaysian Tamils of Sri Lankan origin. I … Continue reading “Kadhirgama festival at Shri Kandaswamy Temple, Kuala Lumpur”