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''Little we have and little we need''- Money Saving Festive Decore

Finally bye! Summers and winters draw nearer with each passing moments. Welcome to everyone's favourite season of festivity and celebration. Festivity is all about tradition, nostalgia and bringing joy to our monotonous scheduled life. It's also a time that families and friends tend to gather and enjoy time together, often amidst the beautiful moments. All around this great big world of ours, we have our own individual style of celebration. Throughout history, Autumn has been a season of harvest and reflection. Many cultures around the world take time during this cooling season to give thanks to bountiful yield and nature. With all the preparations are going on you want to give a festive makeover and an ethereal glow to your space as well as. If you are on a kind of budget, you probably don't have to spend a lot on seasonal decoration. My post is just to help you out in this crisis and celebration at the same moment. At the minimum, you may get an idea of putting your o

Beauty beyond the ages - Khajuraho Temples

Recently I read somewhere that "If we were meant to stay in one place, we'd have roots instead of feet".  Travelling a new place is more than covering distances and finding those things you never knew you were looking for. More than a quarter of all people in the world belong to eastern religions, which include Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Taoism. All over East Asia, we will find 5000+ and 1000 years old Hindu/Buddhist temple. India is the land of 64 crores God and Goddesses, with a multitude of holy cities and shrines of spiritual Gurus to a motorcycle. The Khajuraho temples have been surviving for 1000 of years and famous for its ancient temples that depict some of the finest art in the world. Khajuraho was the capital of the Chandela dynasty, who from the 9th to 11th century developed a larger realm. Khajuraho extended over 21sq km and contained 85 temples built from 950 to 1050 centuries. The building activity started almost immediately after the rise of

A Sense of Freedom through beehive castle- Hawa Mahal

In the modernist era, covering the head or face with a veil has become more of a fashion statement than a culture. The significance of Ghooghat (veil) came into existence since the medieval period. Rajasthan for centuries, this royal desert kingdom has attracted the interest of people across the world. The lives of royal people are always a source of curiosity. The traditional protocol of modest dress and behaviour are very important for the all royal women. It was a belief that veiling practice help to shield royal women from unwanted male advance. In royal families, familial prestige, household harmony, social distance, affinal respect, property ownership and local political power are all linked to Purdah. This is the main reason behind the creation of this quintessential Hawa Mahal. P.C- RajasthanBlog Team Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh of Jaipur, the youngest son of Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh-I, came to the throne of Jaipur after the sudden death of the elder brother. He, him

A City Dedicated To Sufi Saint Salim Chisiti- Fatehpur Sikri

Royal, soulful, divine ... a place that is very close to my heart and I have visited this place more than five times. 40 Km away towards the west of Agra situated a place called Fatehpur Sikri. Once the capital of  Emperor Akbar for the period of 1571 to 1585. Preserving the history over many years, Sikri was the first planned city of Mughal. The efficient system of drainage and water supply adopted here suggest an extremely intelligent town planning by Mughal Emperor, but unfortunately, he abandoned this place due to the lack of water supply. This city is bound on three sides by the wall of six km, fortified by towers and pierced by nine gates. Fatehpur Sikri is listed among the world Heritage sites by the UNESCO. It is a well-preserved example of Mughal Architecture in India which took 15 years in planning and construction. The entire series of royal palaces, harems, courts, a mosque, private quarters and utility building, is a full day adventure for any history enthusiast. Let

Classy and Sassy- Sushmita Sen.

Miss Universe 1994, Manila What is the essence of being a woman? "Just being a woman is god's gift that all of us must appreciate. The origin of a child in a mother is a woman. She shows a man what sharing, caring and loving is all about. That is an essence of a woman." With these words, she won the heart of the world and became first ever "Miss Universe" from India. It is not every day that 18 years old speaks of tyrannised children or explain the essence of a woman. Sushmita Sen was the youngest among 77 contestants from all over the world. The wondrous fact was that the gown she wore for the final round was designed by her mother and stitched from the lesser known tailor of Meena Bazaar. Witnessing the masses of people in the audience was inspiring and an honour to document as a woman and as a citizen. Her charming personality and radiant approach towards life made her ultimate icon for many. "What made me win Miss Universe was my belief

The myterious and abandoned heritage -Orchha

With a rich culture, ancient heritage monuments and majestic temples, India is an enthralling place to explore. There are places with the perfect blend of ancient charm and deep history. One of my absolute favourite attraction is "Orchha". It is not sort of a wonderful place to visit, you can get a lot of stories fix in the walls of the palace. Orchha, which means "abandoned land" in the local language. Fort Complex, Orchha Fort Complex was founded in (16th century) by Bundela Chief, Rudra Pratap Singh. It is located in the Northern part of the State of Madhya Pradesh in the central region of India with few historical heritage on the bank of Betwa river. Greenery and the vibes on the way to Orchha will definitely make you feel relaxed and rejuvenated. The Betwa River flows through the town where here breaks through seven channels called the 'Satdhara', of which the origin is poetically ascribed to seven of the Orchha chiefs in honour of whose achie