Pillars of sacrifice

Emotion overwhelmed me and I felt humble to be standing in the same place which had witnessed such brutality and had played a pivotal role in our independence. This place was a witness to a massacre that shook the whole country. Seeing the bullet riddled walls made me realize how important our freedom was. These … Continue reading Pillars of sacrifice


Idiot box or Magic box

We no longer control the Television, instead it dictated its own terms on us. "We can't go out now, it's grand finale of a reality show" or "It's television premiere of a new movie, let's have an early dinner!". Have we become idiots to change our rules for Television or is Television a magic box … Continue reading Idiot box or Magic box

Glow in the dark

Be the light. The world is already filled with enough darkness. This is the glow in the dark idol of Lord Ganesh. Currently 10 day Ganpati Festival is going on, so couldn't resist sharing this image. Click here to know more about Pune's Ganesh festival. Tuesday Photo Challenge -  Light and Dark

Pune’s Ganeshotsav and 5 Manache Ganpati

Ganesh Chaturthi is a 10 day Hindu festival celebrating birth of Ganesh which starts on fourth day of Bhadrapad month of Hindu calendar that falls in the month of August - September of the Gregorian calendar. This year Ganesh Chaturthi was on 13th September. Every year I ensure to visit 5 Manache Ganpati(respected and honored … Continue reading Pune’s Ganeshotsav and 5 Manache Ganpati

Rajmachi Trek

Rajmachi Fort is one of the historical forts in the hills of Sahyadri mountains. It is a popular destination for nature lovers, trekkers and for outdoor campers. In the rainy season from mid-June to mid-October, this region is all the more beautiful with clouds, water falls, streams, lush green forests and meadows.The local families provide … Continue reading Rajmachi Trek