Tamil Pilgrimage

The caves are one of the country’s biggest tourist attractions and a place of pilgrimage for Hindus especially the Tamil community of Malaysia. Sungai Batu / Batu River, flows nearby the religious significant caves, these caves are located 7 miles (13 km) north of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. K. Thamboosamy Pillay, a leader of the Tamil Hindu community in Malaya (as…

Temples of Bagan, Myanmar

The numerous temples spread across the ancient city of Bagan in the Mandalay Region are a fascinating testament to religious devotion. The ancient city was once home to over 13,000 temples constructed between the 9th and 13th centuries. However, some temples have been vandalized, with only about 2,300 temples spread over 104 square kilometers remaining…

Sindhudurg Fort

The fort was built by Hiroji Indalkar (Deshmukh) – Shivaji’s Master Architect & builder, built several forts in Maharashtra two notable are Sindhudurg fort and Raigad in 1664. Raje Shivaji selected the strategic rocky island location, then known as ‘Kurte’ for the fort, himself – to counter foreign forces, and to keep the nearby Siddis of Murud-Janjira…

Nagaland

 Aoleng Festival Celebrated by the Konyak Naga tribe in Mon district of Nagaland, the Aoleng festival is celebrated during the first week of April every year. Rooted in agrarian beliefs, the Aoling or Aoleng festival marks the onset of the spring season. The Konyak Naga tribe is famous for its headhunting practice and is spread…