Category Archive for 'temple'

weekend at Siddaganga Mutt, Tumkur

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Tumkur is supposed to be just an hour’s drive from Bangalore, but the bus (which we got almost immediately, both to and fro) took well over 2 hours each way. But the journey was enjoyable, and more than anything the trip was well worth it! Visited the Siddaganga Mutt and stayed overnight in the simple […]

trip to a village again

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Has been quite a while since last time, so about time for another trip to the village… Luckily my mom could join me again and this time my sister as well. It had been a pretty cool trip (inspite of the hot weather) with my brother in law Anand and the three women in my […]

weekend exploration of srikalahasti

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Abhinav’s first trip within India, we planned on a one day weekend visit to a temple near Tirupati known as Srikalahasti. Conventional visits to such famous temples are like a formula – go in, perform some pooja/ritual, and leave – either to the next temple or back home. We had heard that there wasn’t much […]