A once prosperous Gupta town now lies forgotten, on the right bank of Betwa River and to the west of Lalitpur hills. Home to the oldest Panchayatna temple in India, Deogarh is the hidden treasure trove of archeological finds that is often overlooked in favour of its more illustrious neighbours like Jhansi and Orchha. It..
A celebration of life at its best, the fairs and festivals of Uttar Pradesh aptly reflect the vigour and fervour of its people. The social rituals, the festivities and the celebrations are an intrinsic part of the day-to-day life in this historic and culturally rich state. Tourists from all over the world come here to..
Uttar Pradesh exhibits a seamless blend of culture, traditions, art and architecture. The fertile alluvial plains of the many rivers criss-crossing this bountiful state have seen civilisations rise and fall through the centuries. But apart from the bustling cities, Uttar Pradesh is also home to untouched wildernesses that continue to enthrall the visitors with their..
Let Nātya (drama and dance) be the fifth Combined with an epic story, tending to virtue, wealth, joy and spiritual freedom, it must contain the significance of every scripture, and forward every art. — Nātyaśāstra 1.14–15 The heartland of India, the pride of our glorious cultural heritage, Uttar Pradesh is home to ancient traditions..
“O Kṛishṇa, in our heart’s eight-petalled lotus make Thy crèche! We ask not for eight siddhis, for Thou art a better boon.” The eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, Krishna was born on the 8th date of the waning lunar phase of Bhadon (August-September), as per the Hindu calendar. Jamnashtami, also known as Gokulashtami, Krishnashtami and..