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Musical Pillars Of Hampi
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Musical Pillars Of Hampi

India is famous for its intricate craftsmanship in temples that brings in a beautiful fusion of belief, science, and art. Stone antiquities from South India have been the source of awe and mystery for centuries. Let’s find out the story behind one such temple that sings for its audience.

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The Leaning Temple of Huma
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The Leaning Temple of Huma

While the leaning tower of Pisa has amassed numerous applause from all around the world, have you ever heard of the only leaning of the world? With its leaning edifice, the pinnacle perpendicular to the ground gives a unique structure to the leaning temple of Huma. Let’s visit the land of temples, Odisha, to learn more about this amazing temple and its extraordinary legends.

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From The World Of Thrones And Swords
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From The World Of Thrones And Swords

Game of Thrones' Jon Snow's sombre black cloak, complete with fur lining. The sword used by Liam Neeson in Batman Begins. Gryffindor robes in flaming red and yellow, as worn by Harry Potter. With a short glance, you'd expect to find "Made in China" neatly printed inside the inner recesses of such clothing. This time, though, you'd be mistaken. 'Made in India,' it would read. Let’s read the journey of fancy costumes from the land of myths and legends, India.

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Lamayuru: The Moonland Of Ladakh
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Lamayuru: The Moonland Of Ladakh

"I love you to the moon and back!"- Isn't this line quite famous? While this sounds quite dramatic and unreal, little do we know that this is possible. What if there's a moon right on the land where we live? What if India has its moonland where confessing your love might not sound as dramatic? Lamayuru, also known as the moonland of Ladakh, is such a fascinating land where one can experience being on the moon while not exactly sitting in a rocket and travelling for days together to confess your love.

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Ranganathaswamy Temple: The Tale Of A Colourful Temple
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Ranganathaswamy Temple: The Tale Of A Colourful Temple

India houses lakhs of temples within its borders. Temples may be found on practically every street and corner, whether the largest or the oldest. Let us look at one such temple from the state of Karnataka, which is among the most significant Hindu temples in the world. The temple is a combination of strength, a sanctuary of serenity, a place of learning, a place of enlightenment, and home of covenants.

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Falaknuma Palace: Finding The Bricks Of The Architectural Maven
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Falaknuma Palace: Finding The Bricks Of The Architectural Maven

Like a mirror of the sky, it stands majestically as a scorpion with two stings spread out like the wings of a humongous bird. Ceilings decorated with frescoes and Venetian chandeliers, a dining table that has the capacity of accommodating 101 guests, a billiard table made by Burroughs and Watts from England, and a library like that of Windsor Castle, Falaknuma awaits us to explore its richness and exclusivity through thousand different ways.

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Madhubani Art: An Art Beyond Ethnicity
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Madhubani Art: An Art Beyond Ethnicity

The taste of connoisseur, the art has hues of softer and harmonized colors. With pink, blues and yellows in beautiful contrast, they have a unique touch of nature and artistic strokes of many famous artisans. Beautiful motifs that brings bright eyes and figurines to highlight, the materials for Madhubani keep on changing, but the techniques remain the same.

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Subhadra: The Sister Of The Lord
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Subhadra: The Sister Of The Lord

She sits on the pedestal between her brothers, Jagannath and Balabhadra. Her eyes were like a blue lotus, shining brightly under the golden rays of the mighty sun. But who is she behind the veil of a sister and wife?

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A Demoness’s Temple
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A Demoness’s Temple

An unacknowledged character of Mahabharata, she was an epitome of a strong and devoted woman. Woven with intricacy, her love story has a history unmatched. How did she manage to bring in so much love and affection in the hearts of people that an entire temple was dedicated to her? Let’s find out.

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Ulupi: From The World Of Underwater
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Ulupi: From The World Of Underwater

The lore of the serpents started deep in the waters of Ganga. Little did the serpent know that they had a precious possession who could change the heart of the strongest and mightiest member of the Pandava clan, Arjuna.

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