Jan 162016
Gobindgarh Fort Amritsar

Restoration of Gobindgarh Fort : A heritage reclaimed On all my previous visits to Amritsar, I wanted to visit Gobindgarh fort, but each time I was discouraged by anybody whom I asked for directions “ Gobindgarh Fort ? Wahan Kuch Nahi hai, Kya karoge waha ja kar”  क़िला गोबिंदगढ़ ? वहां कुछ नहीं है क्या करोगे वहां जा कर Or there is nothing in Gobindgarh Fort , what will you do there ? And as a naïve tourist, who  is happy to be see what he is shown I missed visiting Gobindgarh fort each time. But as I always [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 032016

  A Museum of Sikh History: Virasat-e-Khalsa, Anandpur Sahib Looks can be deceiving, is an old saying and my first reaction on looking at Virasat-e-Khalsa complex was, that it does not look anything like a museum of Sikh culture and history. Only once you enter and reach the top-level after checking all the exhibits that you get a panoramic view of the complex and surroundings, by now you are already in awe of the exhibits and a short tour of the youngest and most reformist faith born in India. You will be forgiven to think initially that the design [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 132011
Road Trip to Sri Hazur Sahib Nanded Gurudwara

A Road Trip to Sri Hazur Sahib Nanded Gurudwara in Maharashtra Inside the Gurudwara When we lived in Gurgaon, there was hardly any month when we will not take a road trip. You drive in any direction from Delhi on one of the excellent highways that sprout out of Delhi. If not a long trip I would go to Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary with kids for bird watching. But when we moved to the city of Nizams due to job change I was discouraged by doomsayers that there is nothing to go from Hyderabad except for the stone hinges around [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]